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Description The fluttering ends of the drapery and the thick white underpainting, or "slip," are recognizably South Italian. All Hellenistic terracotta figurines were gaily painted with bright colors, usually derived from plants.
Exhibitions
  • From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Dr. Frederick G. Stern, Potomac, MD; Walters Art Museum, December 1985, by gift.
Credit Gift of Dr. Frederick G. Stern, 1985

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Period
3rd century BCE (Hellenistic)
Medium
terracotta with white slip and traces of paint
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.2527
Measurements
10 1/2 x 4 11/16 x 2 3/8 in. (26.7 x 12 x 6.1 cm)
Geography
  • Italy, Canosa (Place of Discovery)

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