Aphrodite with a swan(?)

Greek
modern (in Archaic style)
modern forgery


Dimensions

46.1 cm (18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7903

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Aphrodite with a swan (?). Body nude from waist up. Bird nestles under left breast. Yellow on hair; black on eyes; pink on flesh; dark pink on right earring; red stripe about neck; brown on bird; red on himation.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris: said from Tripolitza.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution