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Ancient Art
Artist, attributed to: Painter of Munich 2335, Greek, Attic, ca. 450-420 B.C.

Lekythos; Youth and Girl at Tomb

ca. 430 B.C.

Terracotta, white ground with red, yellow and brown wash.

32.6 × 10 × 9.8 cm (12 13/16 × 3 15/16 × 3 7/8 in.) other (Mouth): 6.1 cm(2 3/8 in.) other (Foot): 6.9 cm(2 11/16 in.)
Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903, Fund
1982.50
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Ex coll. Christian Humann; Mathias Komor, acquired from the above, ca. 1964/5; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1982.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1982,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 1 (Winter 1984): 38, 54, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, “Two New Greek Vases for Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 39, no. 2 (Fall 1984): 8–9, fig. 1–3.

Susan B. Matheson, Greek Vases: A Guide to the Yale Collection, 1st ed. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 34–35, ill.

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

Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 31–32, no. 26, pls. 34–35, 63.6, fig. 24, 24a.

Jerome Jordan Pollitt and Mark D. Stansbury-O’Donnell, The Cambridge History of Painting in the Classical World (Cambridge, Mass.: Cambridge University Press, 2014), 160, fig. CD/W 4.28.

Milette Gaifman, The Art of Libation in Classical Athens (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2018), 91-92, fig. 3.3.

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.