by 1977 - 1983
1983 - 1986
Mary S. Bareiss 1983 Trust, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1986.
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Attic Red-Figure Cup Type A
Psiax (Greek (Attic), active about 525 - 510 B.C.)
Athens, Greece (Place Created)
about 520 B.C.
11 × 27.5 cm (4 5/16 × 10 13/16 in.)
Psiax has been called an experimenter because of his work in many different varieties of vase decoration during the late sixth century B.C. This red-figure cup may be the first preserved example of a cup with a figural
On both on the interior and the exterior of the cup, Psiax painted erotically charged encounters between youths and men, and males and females. What makes this vase different is that he used incision and added-white in his
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Bothmer, Dietrich von. "Notes on Makron." The Eye of Greece. Studies in the Art of Athens. D. Kurtz and B. Sparkes, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982. pp. 29-52, p. 45.
"Acquisitions/1986." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 15 (1987), pp. 160-61, no. 7.
Cohen, Beth. "Bubbles = Baubles, Bangles and beads: Added Clay in Athenian Vase Painting and Its Significance." In Greek Vases: Images, Contexts, and Controversies. Clemente Marconi, ed. (Leiden: Brill, 2004), pp. 60-61, fig. 5.7.
Paleothodoros, Dimitri. Epictetos, Collection D'Etudes Classiques. (Louvain, Namur, Paris and Dudley, MA: Editions Peeters/Societe Des Etudes Classiques, 2004), vol.18, p. 60.
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