Ancient Art

Red-Figure Oinochoe

ca. 480–470 B.C.

Terracotta, red-figure (accessory color: red: ivy wreath around boy's head)

8.9 x 7.7 x 7.2 cm (3 1/2 x 3 1/16 x 2 13/16 in.) other (Foot): 5.1 cm(2 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.141
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex. coll. Dr. Paul Arndt, Munich; purchased for Yale University by Rebecca Darlington Stoddard, 1913

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), 17, no. 143.

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), 95–96, no. 141, fig. 28.

Jan Bazant, “The Iconography of the Choes Reconsidered,” Listy Filologické 98 (1975).

M Stern, “Kinder Kaennchen zum Choenfest,” Castrum Peregrini 132 (1978).

Hilde Rühfel, Kinderleben Im Klassischen Athen: Bilder auf klassischen vasen (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1984), 128–74.

Richard Hamilton, Choes and Anthesteria: Athenian Iconography and Ritual (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, 1992), 188.

Jenifer Neils and John H. Oakley, eds., Coming of Age in Ancient Greece: Images of Childhood from the Classical Past, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2003), 284–287, no. 95–101.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 17–18, no. 13, pl. 21, fig. 14.

Jannis Mouratidis, On the Jump of the Ancient Pentathalon (Zurich: Georg Olms Verlag, 2012).

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.