Woman seated on a rock

Greek
Modern in Hellenistic style
modern


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra

Dimensions

18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1056

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Conservation on View: Etruscan Sarcophagi (Gallery 117)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

A late 19th or early 20th century replica of a Hellenistic figure of a woman seated sideways to r. on a pile of rocks; in pink sphendone with gold button, white chiton with blue border, and himation around hips and legs. Mended, several small fragments missing. Ceramic, painted with tempera colors and with details in gold leaf.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, October 14, 1954

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes