Red-Figure Kylix showing Dionysos, Satyrs, Maenads, and Dancing Revelers in Fancy Ionian Dress Artist, attributed to: Oedipus Painter (Greek, active ca. 500–480 B.C.)

470–460 B.C.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Ancient Art

Terracotta, red-figure with added red


4 1/8 × 13 3/8 × 10 1/4 in., 0.75 kg (10.5 × 34 × 26 cm, 1.66 lb.)

Credit Line

Ruth Elizabeth White Fund

Accession Number



Late Archaic


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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.
  • "Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2017), 11
  • Susan B. Matheson, "Reveling with Dionysos: A Drinking Cup by the Oedipus Painter," in "Recent Acquisitions," special issue, Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2017), 102, 104–105, fig. 1–4
  • Michael Philipp, Dionysos, Rauch und Ekstase/Ausstellung und Katalog (Munich, Germany: Hirmer, 2013), 184–85, no. 79, 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
  • Gundrun Güntner et al., Mythen und Menschen (Mainz, Germanny: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 1997), 94–97, no. 27, ill
  • Thomas Mannack, "Beazley Archive Database," (accessed 1997–2019), no. 16068, Shape Record: Cup B
  • 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),
  • Sarah D. Price, "Anacrontic Vases Reconsidered," Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies (1990), 161
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Greek inscription: Interior, near the satyr's head, in added red: HO PAIS KALOS

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