TANAGRA GREEK FIGURE OF EROS, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. The young God of Love depicted naked in an animated pose, his right leg forward and hands outstretched, head turned to the left with a mischievous smile. 5 inches. Repair. Remains of red pigment on the hair and white on the wings. A wonderful example of the Hellenistic genius for capturing naturalistic poses portraying the human body in action.
A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF EROS hellenistic period, circa late 3rd-early 2nd century b.c. Depicted with outstretched wings, his helmeted head turned to the right and slightly raised, his arms wrapped tightly in a himation, the left arm bent, his hand on his hip, the right arm bent at the elbow, his hand at his chest, with traces of blue pigment for the himation