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Red-Figure Volute Krater Fragment (part of 77.AE.11)

Object Details

Title:

Red-Figure Volute Krater Fragment (part of 77.AE.11)

Artist/Maker:

Attributed to Kleophrades Painter (Greek (Attic), active 505 - 475 B.C.)

Culture:

Greek (Attic)

Place:

Athens, Greece (Place Created)

Date:

about 480 B.C.

Medium:

Terracotta

Object Number:

86.AE.587

Dimensions:

6.1 × 3.7 × 1.2 cm (2 3/8 × 1 7/16 × 1/2 in.)

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Object Description

A fragment belonging to the lower register (deeds of Herakles) of the double-register volute krater 77.AE.11. At the left, the left foot and lower drapery of a female figure (Athena). At the right edge of the fragment is the ankle and barefoot of a running figure (Herakles).

Provenance
Provenance
1984 - 1986

Herbert Cahn, 1915 - 2002 (Basel, Switzerland), by exchange to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1986.

Bibliography
Bibliography

"Acquisitions/1986." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 15 (1987), p. 161, no. 8.

Gaunt, J. "The Berlin Painter and His Potters." In The Berlin Painter and His World. exh. cat. J.M.Padgett, ed. (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2017), p. 103, footnote 83.

Padgett, J.M. "The Berlin Painter: As We Know Him." In The Berlin Painter and His World. exh. cat. J.M.Padgett, ed. (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2017), p. 61, footnote 34.