Torso of Eros figurine

Greek, East Greek


Dimensions

15.6 cm (6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7646

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Torso of an Eros lacking both arms, head, left leg, right front knee; he stood on right leg, the body showing a strong line of rhythm. Behind each shoulder a cut for the attachment of wings.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Smyrna.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution