Bell Krater: A, Orestes at the Altar of Apollo at Delphi; B, Three standing Men Artist: Hoppin Painter (Greek, Southern Italy, ca. 380-365 B.C.)

ca. 375 B.C.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Ancient Art

Terracotta, red-figure with added red and white slip


14 9/16 × 14 9/16 × 15 3/16 in. (37 × 37 × 38.6 cm)

Credit Line

Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Fund

Accession Number



Late Classical


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Reportedly Raymond Duncan (1874–1966), and by descent within the family; sold to Robert Hecht (1919–2012), Paris, 1960s [see note 1]; sold to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1994

Note 1: Letter from Robert Hecht, Paris, to the Gallery, February 18, 1994, copy in accession file

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
  • Susan B. Matheson, "Hounded by Furies," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1997–98), 18–29, fig. 1a–b, 2, 3
  • "Acquisitions, January 1994–December 1995," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96), 154–55, ill
  • Arthur Dale Trendall and Alexander Cambitoglou, The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978), 25, fig. 19a
  • Adolf Michaelis, Ancient Marbles in Great Britain (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1882), 648
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bell kraters

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