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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: Aegisthus Painter, Greek, Attic, ca. 480 - 460

Red-figure Calyx Krater; A: Nike and Poseidon; B: Woman and Old Man

ca. 470 B.C.

Terracotta, red-figure

Overall: 40.1 x 47.9 x 44.9cm (15 13/16 x 18 7/8 x 17 11/16in.) Other (Foot): 3.4 x 18.9cm (1 5/16 x 7 7/16in.)
James W. Fosburgh, B.A. 1933, and Mary C. Fosburgh Collection Fund and Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
1985.4.1
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, “A Red-Figure Krater by the Aegisthus Painter,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 1 (Spring 1987): 2–7, fig. 1–3.

Jerome J. Pollitt, “Pots, Politics, and Personifications in Early Classical Athens,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 1 (Spring 1987): 8, fig. 1.

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 60–61.

Susan B. Matheson, Greek Vases: A Guide to the Yale Collection, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 26–27, ill.

Handbook of the Collections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 262, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 10–13, no. 9, pl. 14–15, 20.3–4, fig. 9.

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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