Woman Holding a Fan

Greek
Classical Period
about the 5th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra

Dimensions

23.9 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7804

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Woman stands in same way and is draped in same way as 01.7803. Head is turned to right, hair styled in a melon coiffure. A fan in left hand. Red-brown on hair; red on the sphendone. Traces of blue and pink on the himation. White slip well preserved. Left brow and chin restored.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution