The youth is represented in the traditional early Archaic position of a runner. Although it appears unnatural, the pose allows the figure to be seen with the greatest clarity: his head and body are shown frontally while the idea of motion is conveyed by the legs.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 16, p. 10, New York: Gilliss Press.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1950. The Sculpture and Sculptors of the Greeks, 3rd edn. pp. 62, 371, figs. 81-82, New Haven: Yale University Press.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 51, 196, pl. 36a, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.