Exhibitions/ Art Object

Bronze statuette of Eros running

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H.: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1897
Accession Number:
97.22.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 164
Eros holds a branch in his right hand and once held a torch in his left.
Said to be from Trebizond on the Black Sea

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 228, pp. 119-20, New York: Gilliss Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. and Christine Alexander. 1939. Augustan Art: An Exhibition Commemorating the Bimillennium of the Birth of Augustus. p. 4, fig. 3, New York: Marchbanks Press.

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