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Ancient Art
Artist: Aegisthus Painter, Greek, Attic, ca. 480–460

Red-figure Calyx Krater; A: Nike and Poseidon; B: Woman and Old Man

ca. 470 B.C.

Terracotta, red-figure

40.1 × 47.9 × 44.9 cm (15 13/16 × 18 7/8 × 17 11/16 in.)
other (Foot): 3.4 × 18.9 cm(1 5/16 × 7 7/16 in.)
James W. Fosburgh, B.A. 1933, and Mary C. Fosburgh Collection Fund and Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
On view
Greek, Attic
Containers - Ceramics

Nikolas Koutoulakis (Geneva); Swiss private collection; McAlpine Ancient Art, London, acquired from the above, by 1982; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1985.


Susan B. Matheson, Greek Vases: A Guide to the Yale Collection, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 26–27, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, “A Red-Figure Krater by the Aegisthus Painter,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 1 (Spring 1987): 2–7, fig. 1–3.

Jerome Jordan Pollitt, “Pots, Politics, and Personifications in Early Classical Athens,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 1 (Spring 1987): 8, fig. 1.

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 60–61.

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

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 10–13, no. 9, pl. 14–15, 20.3–4, fig. 9.

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.