Woman with Petasos Seated on a Rock

Greek
Classical Period
about 5th century B.C.


Dimensions

20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7855

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Woman seated on rock. Himation pulled over head; wears petasos, and carries fan in left hand. Red on petasos; red-brown on hair; traces of pink on flesh and himation; gray on the rock.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution