Eros holding a mirror

Greek


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia, Tanagra

Dimensions

14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7794

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Eros in himation and heavy, round wreath, holding an open mirror against his body in front. Red on the hair; creamy flesh-color; red on lips; greenish blue on himation; traces of yellow on the mirror and black on right wing. Missing: right wing and both legs from knees.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution