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Artist: Group of Polygnotos, Greek, Attic, active ca. 450 - 425 B.C.

Red figure Calyx Krater with Eos and Tithonos

ca. 440–425 B.C.

Terracotta, red-figure

24.8 x 24.8 x 24.8 cm (9 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.) other (Foot): 2.3 x 10.4 cm(7/8 x 4 1/8 in.) other (inscription height of sigma): 1.58 x 4.09 cm(5/8 x 1 5/8 in.)
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
1994.53.1
Culture: 
Greek, Attic
Period: 
Classical
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

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.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, January 1994–December 1995,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1995–96): 153.

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.

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.

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.