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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist, attributed to: Nikoxenos Painter, Greek, Attic, ca. 500–ca. 475 B.C.

Attic Red-Figure Hydria Fragment

ca. 520 B.C.–510 B.C.

Ceramic, red-figure; relief line, contour, preliminary sketch; dilute glaze for muscles and boxing thongs, interior unglazed

7 × 7 × 0.7 cm (2 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 1/4 in.)
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund
Not on view
Greek, Attic
Containers - Ceramics

From Greece, bought in Athens before World War II (M. Robertson); ex collection Martin Robertson (1911-2004); with Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd., London, 2008; purchased by Yale University, 2008


Martin Robertson, “American Journal of Archaeology 66,” American Journal of Archaeology 66 (1962): 311–12, pl. 83, ill.

Martin Robertson, The Art of Vase-Painting in Classical Athens (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1992), 118–119, fig. 119.

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 142.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 96-97, no. 79, pl. 126.5.

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.