Ancient Art
Artist: Pan Painter, Greek, Attic, ca. 475-450 B.C.

Lekythos

ca. 470 B.C.

Terracotta, red-figure

26.2 x 9.2 cm (10 5/16 x 3 5/8 in.) other (Mouth): 4.8 cm(1 7/8 in.) other (Foot): 6.8 cm(2 11/16 in.)
Gift of Ruth Elizabeth White
1988.80.29
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

From Agrigento; ex. private collection, Paris; with Muenzen und Medaillen (Basel) in 1967; Ruth Elizabeth White; acquired from the above; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1988.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 116.

Mimi Gardner Gates, “Director’s Report 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 116.

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), 25–26, no. 21, pls. 30, 63.2, fig. 21.

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.