H. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm); W. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); D. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1913
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 236
This head shows close stylistic affinities with early stucco production from Gandharan sites at Taxila. The sensitive modeling has an expressive quality that is not seen in the more formal images in stone from this period.
[ Colonel M. C. Cooke-Collis , England, ca. 1882 until 1913; sold to MMA ]