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Artist Close to: Erlenmeyer Painter, Greek, Corinthian, active ca. 600–575 B.C.

Alabastron with Typhon

ca. 610–600 B.C.

Terracotta

26 cm (10 1/4 in.) 26 x 11.9 x 1.9 cm (10 1/4 x 4 11/16 x 3/4 in.)
The Harold A. Strickland, Jr., Collection
1998.23.2
Culture: 
Greek, Corinthian
Period: 
Archaic, Early Corinthian
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramic
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Ex Swiss private collection; Royal Athena Galleries, New York, acquired from the above; Harold A. Strickland, Jr., acquired from the above, January 1995; Yale University Art Gallery, acquired from the Estate of Harold A. Strickland, Jr., 1998.

Bibliography: 

Jack L. Benson, “Some Notes on Corinthian Vase Painters,” American Journal of Archaeology 60 (1956): 225–6.

N Icard-Gianolio, Lexicon iconographicum mythologiae classicae VII, 7 (Zurich: Artemis, 1997), 147–151, pls. 112–113.

“Acquisitions, 1998,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1999): 197–98, ill.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 204, pl. 190, ill.

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.