by 1985 - 1992
Robin Symes Ltd. (London, England), sold to Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman, 1992.
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Attic Black-Figure Volute Krater
Attributed to the Leagros Group (Greek (Attic), active 525 - 500 B.C.)
Athens, Greece (Place Created)
58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.)
Gift of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman
Scenes from the world of myth and the world of humans decorate the neck of this Athenian
On the other side of the vase, the lower zone on the neck shows a group of warriors departing in their chariots. Departure scenes were popular in
The handles of this krater, a vessel used for mixing wine and water, are in the form of large curls or volutes, hence the name of this shape, a volute-krater.
True, Marion, and Kenneth Hamma, eds. A Passion For Antiquities. Ancient Art from the Collection of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman, exh. cat. (Malibu: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 1994), pp. 89-92, cat. no. 37.
"Museum Acquisitions Between July 1, 1996, and June 30, 1998." The Report of the J. Paul Getty Trust (1997-98), p. 68.
Johnston, Alan. "Directed Trade: Two Epigraphical Problems." In Ceramique et Peintures Grecques. Modes d'Emploi. Marie-Christine Villaneuva Puig et al., eds. (Paris: La Documentation Francaise, 1999), 397-398.
Grossman, Janet Burnett. Athletes in Antiquity: Works from the Collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum, exh. cat. (Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 2002), pp. 17-18, no. 12.
Spivey, Nigel and Squire, Michael. Panorama of the Classical World (Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2004), p. 33, fig. 43.
Johnston, Alan. Trademarks on Greek Vases: Addenda. (Warminster: Aris & Phillips, 2006), p. 96, type 9C, 6a and p.147, type 7F, 2a.
Jurriaans-Helle, Geralda. "A Giant in the Allard Pierson Museum" In Shapes and Images [Fest. Herman.A.G. Brijder]. Eric M. Moormann and Vladimir V. Stissi (eds.), (Peeters: Levuen, Paris, Walpole MA, 2009), 187-197, cat. no. B20.