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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
On view
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Late Classical
Containers - Ceramics

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.


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.

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