Woman With a Dove, Leaning on a Column

Greek
Classical Period
about 5th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra (?)

Dimensions

18.1 cm (7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7781

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of woman leaning on a column. Red-brown on hair, pinkish flesh-color in places, carmine on lips, blue on the bird and the himation on left arm; violet on himation about legs, black on eyebrows. Right side of head cracked in firing.

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