Deaccessioned June 27, 2013

Man from a high relief

Greek
Late Classical Period
4th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 062.

Dimensions

Height: 16.7 cm (6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.423

Medium or Technique

Marble, grayish Attic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The back of the head has been broken away, as if sliced from a thick, flat background. The nose is mostly missing, and the surfaces have been rubbed or weathered to a considerable degree.

Provenance

1918, gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson, Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 12, 1918); June 26, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Christie's, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson