3rd–2nd century B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 078.
Height: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)
Silenus stands in dramatic pose, with his feet apart and his right hand with open palm brought up to his shoulder. The missing left hand was extended. He is nude, except for a woolen cloth wrapped around his waist and knotted in front.
By 1960: with Mathias Komor, 19 East 71st Street, New York 21; February 11, 1960: purchased by MFA from Mathias Komor for $ 850.00
Gift of J. J. Dixwell, by exchange