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Eros with a Torch

323 BCE - 90 BCE
Hellenistic Period (323-90 BCE)
4 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 9/16 in. (12 x 7 x 3.9 cm)

Unknown, Greek
Greek

Object Type: Metalwork
Medium and Support: Bronze
Credit Line: R.T. Miller Fund
Accession Number: 1951.183
Location: Currently on view
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Collection: Frederic Morgan Collection

The naturalistic modeling of this appealing little figure of Eros is characteristic of art of the Hellenistic era, as is the artist's apparent interest in movement. The torch held aloft is a symbol of joy.

[Gallery label text, 1995]

Provenance
Frederic G. Morgan (d. 1920), Aurora, New York; purchased from his estate by the Gallery in 1951

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