A Greek Terracotta Female Figure of a Young Woman, Tanagra, Hellenistic Period, ca. 3rd century BCE
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from the city of Tanagra in Boeotia, Greece, a mold made terracotta figure of a young woman, shown standing on an integral base, her right leg on a stool and wearing a long sheer chiton, her himation draped around her left arm and wound around her waist to fall in folds over her raised right leg, her right hand lifting the garment at her knee while her right hand holds it in place on her hip, exposing her left leg. She wears a short polos, her hair in ringlets falls down around her shoulders with traces of white slip preserved, rectangular vent hole at back.
Dimensions: 8 5/8 x 4 1/8 x 2 1/8 in. (21.91 x 10.48 x 5.4 cm)
Published: Collin, #78, p.10.; Original Clark Catalog., #78, p. 240, part 2.CGA (1928) p. 108, #2581; CGA (1932), p. 110, #2581.
Condition: Complete, broken, and repaired with fill and light cosmetic inpainting, otherwise in very good condition overall.
Provenance: Raphaël Collin (1850 –1916) France, Senator William A. Clark (1839 - 1925) private Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, (1926 - 2014), American University Museum (2014 - 2021). This piece is accompanied by paperwork assembled by the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
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