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Red-Figure Volute Krater Fragment

Object Details

Title:

Red-Figure Volute Krater Fragment

Artist/Maker:

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

Culture:

Greek (Attic)

Place:

Athens, Greece (Place Created)

Date:

about 490 B.C.

Medium:

Terracotta

Object Number:

97.AE.58.2

Dimensions:

6.5 × 5.2 × 1.3 cm (2 9/16 × 2 1/16 × 1/2 in.)

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Object Description

Fragment from the Amazonomachy frieze of 77.AE.11 (side A, battle scene). Exterior: upper torsos of two Amazons to left; in terior: black.

Provenance
Provenance
by 1994 - 1997

Robert E. Hecht, Jr., American, 1919 - 2012 (New York, New York), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997.

Bibliography
Bibliography

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.