Ancient Art
Artist, attributed to: Washing Painter, Greek, Attic, active ca. 450–ca. 420 B.C.

Squat Lekythos showing a woman sacrficing

ca. 430–420 B.C.

Terracotta, red-figure

7.9 x 7.3 x 9.6 cm (3 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.) other (Foot): 8.9 cm(3 1/2 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.150
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 Darlinton 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), 18, no. 152.

Sir John Davidson Beazley, Attic Red Figure Vases in American Museums (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1918), 183.

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), 101, no. 150, fig. 32.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 32–33, no. 27, pls. 36.1–4, 59.2, fig. 27.

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.