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Artist: Dolon Painter, Greek, Southern Italy, Lucanian, ca. 380-360 B.C.

Red-Figure Bell Krater; A: Dionysos, Maenad, and Silen; B: Youths

ca. 375 B.C.

Ceramic. Red-figure. Added red on Dionysos' wreath and maeanad's necklace.

30.5 × 30.3 cm (12 × 11 15/16 in.)
Gift of Rebecca Darlington Stoddard
1913.322
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Greek, South Italian, Lucanian
Period: 
Late Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Bari, Ex collection Dr. Paul Arndt

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), 32, no. 324.

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), 82–83, no. 66, ill.

Arthur Dale Trendall, “An Early South Italian Bell-Krater,” Record of the Art Museum, Princeton University 46, no. 2 (1987): 3–7 (comp cit).

Susan B. Matheson, Greek Vases: A Guide to the Yale Collection, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 38, ill.

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

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.