Attributed to the Bastis Master
Period: Early Cycladic II
Date: 2600–2400 B.C.
Dimensions: H. 24 3/4 in. (62.79 cm)
Classification: Stone Sculpture
Credit Line: Gift of Christos G. Bastis, 1968
Accession Number: 68.148
The recognition of distinct artistic personalities in Cycladic sculpture is based upon recurring systems of proportion and details of execution. The stylization of the human body that is elegant almost to the point of mannerism is characteristic of the Bastis Master.