Description The muscularity of the boy's body suggests that he is the child Herakles who was taught boxing skills by Harpalykos of Phanote, the son of Hermes.
|10/13/1972||Examination||examined for condition|
|9/01/2009||Treatment||technical study; cleaned|
- From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
- Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville; San Diego Museum Of Art, San Diego; Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA), New York. 2009-2011.
Provenance Madame E. Warneck Collection Sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 1905, no. 152; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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