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F. B. Tarbell, A History of Ancient Greek Art

The Hellenistic Period of Greek Sculpture. 323-146 B.C.

A boy in prayer

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It is a pleasure to turn to Fig. 180, which in purity of spirit is worthy of the best time.

The arms are modern, and their direction may not be quite correct, though it must be nearly so.

This original bronze figure represents a boy in an attitude of prayer. It is impossible to decide whether the statue was votive or is simply a genre piece.

 

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