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Artist: Hoppin Painter, Greek, Southern Italy, ca. 380-365 B.C.

Bell Krater: A, Orestes at the Altar of Apollo at Delphi; B, Three standing Men

ca. 375 B.C.

Terracotta, red-figure with added red and white slip

37 × 37 × 38.6 cm (14 9/16 × 14 9/16 × 15 3/16 in.)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund
1994.11.1
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Period: 
Late Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Possibly collection of Raymond Duncan (brother of Isadora Duncan); Robert Hecht, New York, said to have been acquired from the above in the 1960s; Yale University Art Gallery, purchased from the above, 1994.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography: 

Adolf Michaelis, Ancient Marbles in Great Britain (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1882), 648.

“Acquisitions, January 1994–December 1995,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96): 154–55, ill.

Susan B. Matheson, “Hounded by Furies,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1997–98): 18–29, fig. 1a–b, 2, 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.