Greeks in the Boot: Greek Influence in Ancient Italy as Reflected in the Pottery of Various Regions (October 5, 2013 to May 17, 2014)
- Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum, California State University, San Bernardino, October 5, 2013 to May 17, 2014
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Fragment of a Gnathian Bell Krater
Konnakis Painter (Greek (Gnathia), active about 375 - 350 B.C.)
South Italian (Gnathian)
about 350 B.C.
10.7 x 11 cm (4 3/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Gift of Suzanne A. Rosenborg
The woman depicted on this small fragment of a vase probably represents one of the
The fragment comes from a large calyx-krater decorated in a technique that scholars call Gnathian. The painter covered the entire surface of the vase with a black glaze and then added his decoration over the glaze. The bright, wide-ranging color
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Kirsch, Eva. Greeks in the Boot: Greek Influences in the Italian Peninsula As Reflected in the Pottery of Various Regions, ca. 800-200 B.C. San Bernardino: California State University San Bernardino, Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art. 2014. Part 2 Catalog, entry 5, (illustrated)