Red figure Calyx Krater with Eos and Tithonos Artist: Group of Polygnotos (Greek, Attic, active ca. 450 - 425 B.C.)

ca. 440–425 B.C.

Ancient Art

Not on view

Terracotta, red-figure


9 3/4 × 9 3/4 × 9 3/4 in. (24.8 × 24.8 × 24.8 cm)
Foot: 7/8 × 4 1/8 in. (2.3 × 10.4 cm)
inscription height of sigma: 5/8 × 1 5/8 in. (1.58 × 4.09 cm)

Credit Line

The Sarah J. Field Prize awarded to F. R. Gruger (1871-1953) for a painting in the student's exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, presented to Yale University by Frederic R. Gruger, Jr., 1923S

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Found in Nola, Italy, by Signor Doria of Sta. Maria di Capua; Commander Galozzi (nephew of the above); acquired from the above upon his death; Henry de Morgan, acquired from the above, 1892; Frederic R. Gruger, Sr., acquired from the above as SARAH J. FIELD PRIZE for a painting in the students' exhibiton at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1895; Frederic R. Gruger, Jr., acquired from the above, 1953; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1994.
  • Susan B. Matheson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Yale University Art Gallery I (Mainz, Germany: Verlag Philipp von Zabern, 2011), 13–14, no. 10, pls. 16, 18.1, 20.5–6, fig. 10
  • John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 236, no. 159a
  • "Acquisitions, January 1994–December 1995," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96), 153
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Object/Work type

calyx kraters, mythology


Graffito (Four Greek Letters) on base

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