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Seated Eros
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Seated Eros


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Description Eros, god of love and son of Aphrodite, was a popular subject for small bronze or silver statuettes. Eros spread his gift of love among mortals and the gods by means of his bow and arrows; he is sometimes depicted resting from his strenuous labors.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/07/1957Treatmentcleaned
9/15/1959Treatmentcleaned; coated
Exhibitions
  • Things With Wings: Mythological Figures in Ancient Greek Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2005-2006.
  • Things With Wings: Mythological Figures in Ancient Greek Art. Ward Museum, Salisbury. 2009.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
2nd-3rd century CE
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.1175
Measurements
3 1/16 in. (7.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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