Comic actor as a woman unveiling

Greek
Late Classical Period
350–325 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia

Dimensions

Height: 18.6 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7762

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

On View

Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Comic actor as a woman, standing. Old Comedy. (Bieber) Sleeveless chiton and himation. Hair in peak over forehead. Red on the hair; white slip in various places. Badly cracked from burning.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Paris, said to come from Thebes.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution