Eros sleeping beside a herm
Early Hellenistic Period
about 250–200 B.C.
13 cm (5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of Eros sleeping on a rock beside a herm. Gilding on left wing and fillet; blue and pink on wings, deep pink and white on chlamys; flesh-color on body; red on lips; pearly gray on rock; brown-red on hair. The herm is white. Missing: both legs from knee, right wing, forefinger of right hand, thumb and forefinger of left; head of herm. Other breaks.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens: seen at Thebes); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution