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478, ATHENIAN, Houston (TX), de Menil Collection, 70.53

  • Vase Number: 478
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: BLACK-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: PSYKTER
  • Date: -550 to -500
  • Inscriptions: NIKOSTHENES
    Signature: NIKOSTHENES MEPOIESEN
  • Attributed To: ANTIMENES P by DIETRICH
    N P by HOFFMANN
    NIKOSTHENES by SIGNATURE
  • Decoration: Body: GIGANTOMACHY, ATHENA IN CHARIOT, HERMES IN NEBRIS, HERA (?), DIONYSOS, ARES (?) IN CHARIOT, POSEIDON, GODDESSES AND GIANTS
    Neck: HORSEMEN
  • Last Recorded Collection: Houston (TX), de Menil Collection: 70.53
  • Publication Record: Apollo: 93 (1971), 95 (PART)
    Boardman, J., Athenian Black Figure Vases (London, 1974): 154.1, 2 (PART)
    Dietrich, N., Figur ohne Raum? Bäume und Felsen in der attischen Vasenmalerei des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v. Chr., Image & Context 7 (Berlin, 2010): 322, FIG.256 (PART)
    Hoffmann, H., Ten Centuries that Shaped the West (Houston, 1970): FIGS.175A-G (INSIDE RIM, COLOUR PLATE, AND PARTS)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: IV, PL.123, GIGANTES 153 (PARTS)
    Tosto, V., The Black-figure Pottery Signed "Nikosthenes Epoiesen", Allard Pierson Series 11 (Amsterdam, 1999): PLS.45.183, 152.183 (PROFILE, PART)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4175
  • AVI Record Number: 4014
  • LIMC ID: 27186
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-7524e84cad160-c
  • CAVI Collection: Houston, Ménil 70.53.
  • CAVI Lemma: BF psykter. Painter N. Nikosthenes, potter. 530-520 (?).
  • CAVI Subject: Neck: horseman. Body: Gigantomachy: Athena in chariot; Hermes; Hera(?); Dionysos; Ares(?) in chariot; Poseidon; goddesses.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: On the rim: Nικοσθενες μεποιεσεν.
  • CAVI Comments: Drougou is doubtful about the attribution to Painter N.
  • CAVI Number: 4014
  • AVI Bibliography: BADB 478. — Hoffmann (1970), 378-85, fig. 175,a-g. — A. Sieveking (1971), 95 (part). — Boardman (1974), 154,1-2 (parts). — Drougou (1975), 13/A 7, 72-74 (not ill.). — LIMC iv (1988), pl. 123, Gigantes 153 (parts). — Add.[2] (1989), 401.
  • CAVI / AVI Data from Henry Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), updated by Rudoph Wachter's Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI)
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