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Head of a Woman


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Description Early Italian cultures decorated their buildings with sculpture made of terracotta. The head retains traces of its original colors: white for the skin and red for the hair, with gilding on the diadem (crown).
Provenance Madame E. Warneck [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Madame E. Warneck Sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 1905, no. 328; Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925

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4th-3rd century BCE (Late Classical-Hellenistic)
Medium
terracotta, traces of paint and gilding
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.310
Measurements
3 9/16 x 2 13/16 x 3 3/4 in. (9 x 7.1 x 9.5 cm)
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