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Attic Black-Figure Dinos

Currently on view at: Getty Villa, Gallery 103, Athenian Vases

Object Details

Title:

Attic Black-Figure Dinos

Artist/Maker:

Attributed to the Circle of the Antimenes Painter (Greek (Attic), active 530 - 510 B.C.)

Culture:

Greek (Attic)

Places:

Athens, Greece (Place Created)

tomb, Quattro Santi, Capua, Italy (Place Found)

Date:

about 520–510 B.C.

Medium:

Terracotta

Object Number:

92.AE.88.a

Dimensions:

35.5 × 41.6 cm (14 × 16 3/8 in.)

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Provenance
Provenance
1873

Found: tomb, Quattro Santi, Capua, Italy (first recorded in Helbig 1873)

1873

Unknown, excavated by Simmaco Doria, 1873.

- 1901

Alfred Bourguignon (Naples, Italy) [sold, Collection d'antiquites provenant de Naples, Hotel Drouot, Paris, March 18 - 21, 1901, lot 14, to Martine-Marie-Pol de Béhague.]

1901 - 1939

Martine-Marie-Pol de Béhague, comtesse de Béarn, French, 1870 - 1939, by inheritance to her nephew, Octave Marie Hubert, 1939.

1939 - 1974

Marquis Octave Marie Hubert de Ganay, French, French, 1888 - 1974, by inheritance to his son, Jean-Louis Hubert, 1974.

1974 - 1987

Marquis Jean-Louis Hubert de Ganay, French, 1922 - 2013 [sold, Antiquites et Objets d'Art: Collection de Martine, Comtesse de Behague, provenant de la Succession du Marquis de Ganay, Sotheby's, Monaco, December 5, 1987, lot 149, to Robin Symes, Limited.]

1987 - 1992

Robin Symes, Limited, Founded 1977, dissolved 2005, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1992.

Bibliography
Bibliography

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Reinach, Salomon. "Un deinos oublié." Revue Archéologique, 3rd ser., 36 (January-June, 1900), p. 324.

Reinach, Salomon. "Nouvelles archéologiques et Correspondance." Revue archéologique 38 (May-June, 1901), p. 436, no. 14.

"Collections d'Antiquites Grecques et Romaines provenant de Naples." Hotel Drouot, Paris. Catalogue de la Vente du 18 Mars: 1901 (Paris: 1901), p. 4, lot 14, ill.

Toudouz, Georges. "La Mer Inspiratrice", Le Musée. Revue d'Art Antique, vol. II (Paris, 1905), 87, fig. 7.

Lung, Gustav E. Memnon: archäologische Studien zur Aithiopis. Ph.D. diss. (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, 1912), pp. 78-79.

Mingazzini, Paolino. Vasi della collezione Castellani : catalogo, vol. 1. (Roma: La Libreria dello stato, 1930), p. 214, no. 3.

Johnson, F.P. "A Fragment of an Attic Dinos" Art in America 29 (1941), p. 213, n. 1.

Schauenburg, K. "Silene beim Symposion." JdI 88 (1973), p. 18, n. 71.

True, Marion, et al. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Fasc. 2 [U.S.A. fasc. 19] : Attic Black-Figured Pelike, Kraters, Dinoi, Hydriai, and Kylikes. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1978), p. 9, no. 3.

Brownlee, Ann. Attic Black-figured Dinoi (Phd Thesis: Harvard University, 1981), p.525-527 (cat. 89).

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Brownlee, Ann Blair. "Antimenean Dinoi". In Athenian Potters and Painters, edited by J. H. Oakley, W.D.E. Coulson and O. Palagia. (Oxford: Oxbow, 1997), pp. 510, 513, figs. 4-5.

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