Lekythos showing Poseidon Riding a Hippocamp Artist: Athena Painter (Greek, Attic, ca. 500–475 B.C.)

Medium

Terracotta, black-figure with added purple-red and white

Dimensions

10 × 3 3/16 in. (25.4 × 8.1 cm)
diameter of foot: 2 5/16 in. (5.8 cm)
diameter of mouth: 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard

Accession Number

1913.112

Culture
Period

Late Archaic

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Said to come from Tarentum (Baur); ex collection Paul Arndt, Munich; purchased by Yale University with a gift from Rebecca Darlington Stoddard, 1913
Bibliography
  • John H. Oakley, The Horse in Ancient Greek Art, eds. Peter Schertz and Nicole Stribling (Middleberg, Va.: National Sporting Library and Museum, 2017), 36, note 37. New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery, inv. 1913.112 :CVA Yle 2 USA 39 37ú39; pls 90 and 97, 7)., fig. 30
  • Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 37-39, no. 24, pl. 90, 97.7, fig. 19
  • N Icard-Gianolio, Lexicon iconographicum mythologiae classicae VII, 7 (Zurich: Artemis, 1997), 634–37, pl. 391, fig. 4
  • 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), 8833
  • José Doerig, "Xouthous Hippalektryon: La monture fabuleuse d'Okeanos," Museum Helveticum 40 (1983), 150, fig. 6a
  • Christa Bauchenss-Thüriedl, Erika Simon, and Ingrid Krauskopf, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, 8 vols. (Zurich: Artemis, 1981–97), vol. 8, p. 634, no. 4, pl. 391; vol. 7, p. 463, no. 157
  • 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), 77-78, pl. 6 (Reichhold drawing)
  • 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), 12, no. 113
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lekythoi

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