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Artist: Painter of the Yale Lekythos (name vase), Greek, Attic, ca. 475–450 B.C.

Lekythos showing a Domestic Scene

ca. 460 B.C.

Terracotta, red-figure

Overall: 33.9 x 12.2 cm (13 3/8 x 4 13/16 in.), mouth: 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.), foot: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.) Object (Diameter, foot): 1.7 x 8.3cm (11/16 x 3 1/4in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.146
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Early Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Preliminary Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases in Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1914), 17, no. 148.

Sir John Davidson Beazley, Attic Red Figure Vases in American Museums (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1918), 72–74.

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, Catalogue of the Rebecca Darlington Stoddard Collection of Greek and Italian Vases at Yale University, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1922), 98-99, no. 146, fig. 30.

Gisela Marie Augusta Richter, Ancient Furniture: A History of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Furniture (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928), 92, fig. 225.

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, “The Stoddard Collection of Greek Vases,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University (1929).

Susan B. Matheson and Jerome J. Pollitt, Greek Vases at Yale, 1st ed., exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 66–68, no. 56, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, Greek Vases: A Guide to the Yale Collection, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 30–31, ill.

Handbook of the Collections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 263, ill.

Mark D. Stansbury-O’Donnell, Pictorial Narrative in Ancient Greek Art (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999), 18–19, fig. 5.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 28–29, no. 23, pls. 31.5–8, 32.2, 63.4, fig. 23.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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