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Ancient Art
Artist: Paseas, Greek, Attic, ca. 530-510 B.C.

Plate showing Ajax and Kassandra

ca. 520–510 B.C.

Terracotta; red-figure, with added red

3 × 18.7 cm (1 3/16 × 7 3/8 in.) other (Foot): 4 × 11.4 cm(1 9/16 × 4 1/2 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.169
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Late Archaic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
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), 19, no. 171.

Sir John Davidson Beazley, Attic Red Figure Vases in American Museums (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1918), 13–14.

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), 144, no. 4.

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), 111–12, no. 169, Plate 15 (Reichhold Drawing), ill.

Ernst Pfuhl, Malerei und Zeichnung der Griechen (Munich: Friedrich Bruckmann, 1923), 433.

Karl Schefold, “Statuen auf Vasenbilder,” Jahrbuch Des Deutschen Archaeologischen Instituts 53 (1937): 42.

Carl Angus Roebuck, “White Ground Plaques by the Cerberus Painter,” American Journal of Archaeology 43, no. 3 (1939): 473.

Carl Angus Roebuck, “Pottery from the North Slope of the Acropolis,” Hesperia 9 (1940): 236.

Juliette Davreaux, La le´gende de la prophe´tesse Cassandre d’apre`s les textes et les monuments (Liege, France: Faculte´ de philosophie et lettres, 1942), 45.

Pablo Enrico Arias, “La Tomba 136 di Valle Pega,” Rivista Dell’Istituto Nazionale d”Archeologia e Storia Dell’Arte 4 (1955): 110, no. 1.

Susan B. Matheson and Jerome Jordan Pollitt, Greek Vases at Yale, 1st ed., exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 47–49, no. 43, ill.

Christa Bauchenss-Thüriedl, Erika Simon, and Ingrid Krauskopf, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, 8 vols. (Zurich: Artemis, 1981–97), vol. 1, p. 343, no. 51, pl. 260; vol. 7, p. 962, no. 101.

Susan B. Matheson, “Polygnotos: An Iliupersis Scene at the Getty Museum,” Greek Vases in the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2 (1986): 104–5, fig. 3.

Jacques Chamay and Dietrich von Bothmer, “Ajax et Cassandre par le Painter de Princeton,” Antike Kunst 30 (1987): 59, fig. 9.

Susan B. Matheson, Greek Vases: A Guide to the Yale Collection, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 14–15, ill.

Beazley Addenda: Additional References to ABV, ARV2 and Paralipomena, 2nd (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989), 182.

Larissa Bonfante, “Nudity as a Costume in Classical Art,” American Journal of Archaeology 93, no. 4 (1989): 560, fig. 6.

Jenifer Neils, Goddess and Polis: The Panathenaic Festival in Ancient Athens, exh. cat. (Hanover, Germany: Hood Museum of Art, 1992), 36, 147, no. 3.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 262, ill.

Heather Jackson, “A Black-Figure Amphora in Melbourne: The Nudity of Kassandra,” Mediterranean Archaeology 9–10 (1996–97): 66, 69, fig. K31.

Werner Oerbrink, Das Bild im Bilde: Zur Darstellung von Goetterstatuen und Kultbildern auf Griechischen Vasen (Frankfurt-am-Main: Peter Lang, 1997), 181.

Timothy J. McNiven, Françoise Frontisi-Ducroix, and François Lissarrague, An Archaeology of Representations: Ancient Greek Vase-Painting and Contemporary Methodologies, ed. Dimitrios Yatromanolakis (Athens: Institut du Livre, 2009), 305, fig. 2.

Timothy J. McNiven, Françoise Frontisi-Ducroix, and François Lissarrague, An Archaeology of Representations: Ancient Greek Vase-Painting and Contemporary Methodologies, ed. Dimitrios Yatromanolakis (Athens: Institut du Livre, 2009), 305, fig. 2.

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 42–44, no. 37, pls. 45, 47.1, fig. 37.

Kelly Wrenhaven, Reconstructing the Slave: The Image of the Slave in Ancient Greece (London: Bloomsbury Press, 2012), 80, 168, fig. 147.

Mario Iozzo, Athenian Potters and Painters, ed. John H. Oakley, 3 (Oxford England: Oxbow Books, 2014), 84–85, fig. 12.

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.