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Artist, attributed to: Oedipus Painter, Greek, active ca. 500–480 B.C.

Red-Figure Kylix showing Dionysos, Satyrs, Maenads, and Dancing Revelers in Fancy Ionian Dress

470–460 B.C.

Terracotta, red-figure with added red

10.5 × 34 × 26.04 cm (4 1/8 × 13 3/8 × 10 1/4 in.)
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund
On view
Greek, Athenian
Late Archaic
Containers - Ceramics

Collection of Wladimr Rosenbaum (1894-1984), collection/Casa or Galeria Serodine, Ascona, Switzerland before 1978; Peter Conradty and family, Nurenberg, Germany, acquired from the above, 1982; Charles Ede, London, acquired from the above by March, 2015; exhibited at TEFAF Fair, New York City, October 22-26, 2016; Yale University Art Gallery, acquired from the above, 2016.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.

Wilhelm Hornbostel, Aus der Glanzzeit Athens:Meisterwerke Griechischer Vasenkunst in Privatbesitz (Hamburg Germany: BATIG Gesellschaft, 1986), 111–14, no. 53, ill.

Christa Bauchenss-Thüriedl, Erika Simon, and Ingrid Krauskopf, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, 8 vols. (Zurich: Artemis, 1981–97).

Michael Philipp, Dionysos, Rauch und Ekstase/Ausstellung und Katalog (Munich, Germany: Hirmer, 2013), 184–85, no. 79, ill.

Gundrun Güntner et al., Mythen und Menschen (Mainz, Germanny: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1997), 94–97, no. 27, ill.

Margaret C. Miller, “Reexamining Transvestism in Archaic and Classical Athens: The Zewadski Stamnos,” American Journal of Archaeology 103 (1999): 230, 232–33, 237, fig. 11–12.

Sarah D. Price, “Anacrontic Vases Reconsidered,” Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies (1990): 161.

Susan B. Matheson, “Reveling with Dionysos: A Drinking Cup by the Oedipus Painter,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2017): 102, 104–105, fig. 1–4.

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Thomas Mannack, “Beazley Archive Database,” http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/xdb/ASP/browse.asp?tableName=qryData&newwindow=&BrowseSession=1&companyPage=Contacts&newwindowsearchclosefrombrowse= (accessed 1997–2019), Shape Record: Cup B.

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.