Head of a youth
Greek, South Italian
second half of 5th century B.C.
13 cm (5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Head of a youth. He wears stephane from under which locks of hair flow towards ears. The pupil and iris of the eyes and slight whiskers on cheeks are indicated. The head inclined to right. Unworked at the back.
By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Taranto.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912