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Ancient Art
Artist: Bowdoin Painter, Greek, Attic, 500-475 B.C.

Red-Figure Lekythos showing seated Sphinx

ca. 470 B.C.

Terracotta

17.8 × 6.2 cm (7 × 2 7/16 in.) other (Mouth): 4.2 cm(1 5/8 in.) other (Foot): 0.9 × 4.4 cm(3/8 × 1 3/4 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.144
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

From Laurium; ex collection 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. 146.

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).

Susan B. Matheson and Jerome Jordan Pollitt, Greek Vases at Yale, 1st ed., exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 56–57, no. 49, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 24–25, no. 19, pls. 29.1–4, 63.1, fig. 19.

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.