Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Terracotta statuette of a woman

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, probably Boeotian
Medium:
Terracotta Fabric: difficult to read fabric. Slip, paint: white slip, blue paint on column, red on fan, pink on flesh and drapery, gilded earrings and diadem. Method of manufacture: moldmade. Back, venting: back moldmade, little detail; rectangular vent from chest to hips.
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.2063
Not on view
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 139, fig. 88, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 177-79, fig. 122, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 177-79, fig. 122, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 112, 252, pl. 92b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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