Woman reclining on a rock and playing a lyre

Greek, South Italian


Dimensions

7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7975

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Woman on a rock reclines to left and plays a lyre. Gilding in places. An object at the woman’s feet has been broken off. A hole in the rock for attachment. (belongs with 01.7976)

Provenance

By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; by 1900: with Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London W.C (auction of the Forman Collection, part 2, July 2 - 5, 1900, lot 191 [including MFA 01.7969 - 01.7980]); by date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution