Attributed to the workshop of Simeon Skillin (1757–1806)
Possibly made in Salem, Massachusetts, United States; Possibly made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
58 x 19 x 20 1/2 in. (147.3 x 48.3 x 52.1 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1967
Not on view
Probably intended as a garden sculpture, this figure was originally painted gray and red in imitation of marble. The piece bears a striking resemblance to Antonio Canova's marble "Hebe" of 1801, which was widely known through engravings.
Harry Arons Antiques, Bridgeport, Connecticut, until 1967