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Head and part of the back of a marble statue

Copy of work attributed to Praxiteles
Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st or 2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble, Parian
Dimensions:
H. 17 1/4 (43.8 cm.) width 8 1/4 (21.0) depth 8 1/2 (21.6 cm.)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.258.43
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 162
Copy of a Greek statue of the 4th century B.C.

The young satyr, identifiable by his pointed animal ears, was shown pouring wine. Many Roman copies of this appealing work are known today.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 107, 245, pl. 85g, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1954. Catalogue of Greek Sculptures. no. 108, p. 69, pls. 87a-c, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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