Black-Figure Hydria Artist, traditionally attributed: Leagros Group (active ca. 525–500 B.C.)

ca. 510 B.C.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Ancient Art


Terracotta, pigments


21 × 13 in. (53.3 × 33 cm)
diameter of foot: 6 11/16 in. (17cm)
rim diameter: 11 in. (28 cm)
rim width with single handle: 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm)
height without single handle: 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm)

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Ruth Elizabeth White Fund

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Possibly excavated at the estate of Lucien Bonaparte (later Prince of Canino and Musignano, 1775-1840), Vulci, Italy; Giuseppe Bassegio, Rome; sale, Sotheby's London, July 13, 1838, lot 34; sold to Edward Davies Davenport (1778-1847), Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire, England, July 13, 1838; by inheritance to his nephew, William Bromley Davenport (1821-1884), Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire, England; by inheritance through the Davenport family to Mrs. W.H. Bromely Davenport (Elizabeth Boles Watts) and Sir Lieutenant Colonel Walter Henry Bromley Davenport (1903-1989), Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire, England; sale, Christie's, London October 18, 2005, lot 149; sold to Michael Steinhardt, New York, October 18, 2005; sold through Robert Haber, New York, to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. 2021

  • "The Autumn 2005 Antiquities Sales," Minerva 2, no. 17 (March/April 2006): 40, fig. 3.
  • Antiquities at Capesthorne Hall, exh. cat. (London: Christie's London, 2005), 5-10.
  • Christie's London, London, Manson and Woods, sale catalogue, sale cat. (10/18/2005), 32 - 35, ill.
  • J. M. T. Charlton, "The Bromley-Davenport Vases," Journal of Hellenic Studies 78 (1958): 20.
  • Sir John Davidson Beazley, Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters, 1st (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956), 365, fig. 64.
  • "International Review of Ancient Art and Archaeology," Minerva (March/April 2006): 40, fig. 3.

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