Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 133; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).
Overall: 4.9 × 2.8 × 2.1 cm (1 15/16 × 1 1/8 × 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, March 6, 2019 – June 2, 2019
He is kneeling and ithyphallic, right hand shading the eyes and the left on his ankle. Recalls terracotta grotesques from Smyrna.
Greenish black patina, with metallic and earthy encrustation.
1898, purchased in Smyrna by Edward Perry Warren (b. 1860 - d. 1928), London; 1908, gift of Edward Perry Warren to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 1, 1910)
Gift of Edward Perry Warren