Ancient Art
Artist: Tyrrhenian Group, Greek, Attic, 575–550 B.C.

Black-figure hydria

ca. 550 B.C.

Terracotta, black-figure with added red and white

32.2 × 28.1 × 23.8 cm (12 11/16 × 11 1/16 × 9 3/8 in.)
other (diameter of the foot): 11.8 cm(4 5/8 in.)
Diameter of mouth: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.107
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Archaic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ex. collection Dr. Paul Arndt, Munich; purchased by Yale University with a gift from Rebecca Darlington Stoddard, 1913.

Bibliography: 

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), 72–73, no. 107, fig. 17.

Sir John Davidson Beazley, Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters, 1st (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956), 106, no. 4.

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), 11, no. 106.

Jay Hambidge, Dynamic Symmetry: The Greek Vase (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1920), 63, fig. 5.

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, “The Stoddard Collection of Greek Vases,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University (1929): 50, no. 3.

Hermann Thiersch, “Tyrrhenische” Amphoren: eine Studie zur Geschichte der altattischen Vasenmalerei (Leipzig: E. A. Seemann, 1899), 1–161.

John Boardman, The History of Greek Vases (New York: Thames and Hudson, 2001), 48, 55, 164, 236, fig. 58–59, 263.

Robert Cook, Greek Painted Pottery, Third (London: Routledge, 1997), 73, 75–76, 80, 147, 242, 261, 282, 301–302, 337, pl. 20B.

Thomas Mannack, “Beazley Archive Database,” http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/xdb/ASP/browse.asp?tableName=qryData&newwindow=&BrowseSession=1&companyPage=Contacts&newwindowsearchclosefrombrowse= (accessed 1997–2019).

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 17–19, no. 11, pls. 78–79, fig. 8.

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.