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A Campanian bell krater (wine bowl) attributed to 'the Parrish painter'.

c.350 BC

Campania

Height: 19cm
Diameter (bowl at rim): 17cm, maximum

Museum number: L44

Vermeule catalogue number: Vermeule 540help-vermeule-catalogue-number

Curatorial note

Pottery: decorated in black on red.

Side A
A youth standing facing right, nude with cloak about shoulders, spear vertically in right hand, shield at side in left.

Side B
Youth in long himation standing facing to right, staff vertically in the right hand, left hand on hip. Laurel pattern about outside rim; palmette and flowered spray patterns beneath handles; meander border below.

Both Mr. Corbett and Dr. Cambitoglou attribute this vase to the Parrish Painter, (see Beazley in JHS, 1943, p.72). A.D. Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily, Oxford 1967, I, p.251, no.158 ('The Parrish Painter and his Circle').

Literature

Beazley in JHS, 1943, p.72.
A.D. Trendall, The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily, Oxford 1967, I, p.251, no.158 (The Parrish Painter and his Circle).


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