Squat Lekythos showing Poseidon, Amphitrite, Amymone, and Aphrodite Artist, workshop of: Meidias Painter (Greek, Attic, ac. 420-390 B.C.)
Artist: Painter of the Carlsruhe Paris (Greek, Attic, active 5th century B.C.)

ca. 400 B.C.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Ancient Art
Medium

Terracotta, red-figure with added white

Dimensions

5 13/16 × 4 3/4 in. (14.8 × 12 cm)
Foot: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Reconstructed Height: 7 9/16 in. (19.2 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard

Accession Number

1913.152

Culture
Period

Classical

Classification
Disclaimer

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Provenance

Provenance

Ex. Catalano Coll. (Naples 1858); ex. coll. Dr. Paul Arndt (Munich). Purchased for Yale University by Rebecca Darlington Stoddard, 1913
Bibliography
  • Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 35–37, no. 30, pls. 38, 39, fig. 30
  • Ellen D. Reeder, Pandora: Women in Classical Greece, exh. cat. (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1995), 359–360, no. 115
  • Beazley Addenda: Additional References to ABV, ARV2 and Paralipomena, 2nd (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989), 364
  • Christa Bauchenss-Thüriedl, Erika Simon, and Ingrid Krauskopf, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, 8 vols. (Zurich: Artemis, 1981–97), vol. 1, p. 747, no. 68, pl. 604
  • Giovanni Becatti, Meidias: un manierista antico (Florence: Sansoni, 1947),
  • Walter Hahland, Vasen um Meidias (Berlin: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1930),
  • 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), 102-103, no. 152, fig. 11
  • 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. 154
  • Georges Nicole, Meidias et le style fleuri dans la ceramique attique (Geneva, Switzerland: Librairie Kündig, 1908),
  • Charles Leonormant and Jean de Witte, Élite Des Monuments Céramographiques: Matériaux Pour L'histoire Des Religions Et Des Moeurs De L'antiquité (Paris: Leleux, 1861), vol. 3, pp. 70–71, pl. 27
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Object/Work type

lekythoi, mythology

Inscriptions

In Greek: APH[...]; [AM]PHITRTE; [A]MUMONE

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