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Ancient Art
Artist: Painter of the Yale Oinochoe, Greek, Attic, ca. 475-450 B.C.

Oinochoe showing Poseidon and Theseus

ca. 470–460 B.C.

Terracotta, red figure

40.4 × 26.1 × 25.8 cm (15 7/8 × 10 1/4 × 10 3/16 in.)
other (Foot): 17.5 cm(6 7/8 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.143
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Early Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Said to be from Athens; 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. 145.

Sir John Davidson Beazley, Attic Red Figure Vases in American Museums (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1918), 61–62, no. 9.

Joseph Clark Hoppin, A Handbook of Attic Red-Figured Vases Signed by or Attributed to the Various Masters of the Sixth and Fifth Centuries B.C., 2nd ed., 2 vols. (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1919), 484, no. 6.

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), 96, no. 143, pl. 10, fig. 29.

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, “The Stoddard Collection of Greek Vases,” Bulletin of the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University (1929).

Susan B. Matheson and Jerome Jordan Pollitt, Greek Vases at Yale, 1st ed., exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 63–64, no. 54, ill.

Christa Bauchenss-Thüriedl, Erika Simon, and Ingrid Krauskopf, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, 8 vols. (Zurich: Artemis, 1981–97), vol. 7, p. 469, no. 209a; vol. 7, p. 948, no. 319.

Jerome Jordan Pollitt, “Pots, Politics, and Personifications in Early Classical Athens,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 1 (Spring 1987): 8–15, fig. 2.

Susan B. Matheson, Greek Vases: A Guide to the Yale Collection, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 28–29, ill.

Beazley Addenda: Additional References to ABV, ARV2 and Paralipomena, 2nd (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989), 251.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 263, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 62–63, fig. 50.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 22–23, no. 17, pls. 25–26, fig. 17.

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.