Boy

Greek
Hellenistic Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 081.

Dimensions

Height: 5.4 cm (2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

10.169

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This very dolichocephalic lad stands holding his chin in his right hand; he is enveloped in a himation which leaves his right arm and shoulder bare. His hair is treated in a smooth mass. Green patina.

Provenance

By 1910: with E. P. Warren (bought in Paris from a Greek dealer); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution