Silenus

Italic, Etruscan
Classical
about 450 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 182; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 121 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.112

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Silenus has horse’s hoofs and is ithyphallic. He is blowing a horn held in his raised right hand. One (left) hoof is restored. Green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren