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Artist: Diosphos Painter, Greek, Attic, ca. 500 - 475 B.C.

White-ground black-figure lekythos

ca. 500–480 B.C.

Terracotta; reddish fabric, black glaze with white ground, no incision, black-figure

10.6 x 5.1 cm (4 3/16 x 2 in.) diameter of foot: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.117
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex. coll. Dr. Paul Arndt; said to come from Bari

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), 13, no. 118.

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), 80, no. 117, fig. 31.

John Boardman, Athenian Black Figure Vases: A Handbook (New York: Oxford University Press, 1974).

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery (Darmstadt, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2016), 48, no. 35, pl. 96.5-8, fig. 30.

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.