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220599, ATHENIAN, London, British Museum, Athens, private, Lusieri, London, British Museum, London, British Museum, 1856,0512.15

  • Vase Number: 220599
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: LEKYTHOS, SQUAT
  • Provenance: GREECE, ATHENS, MUSEION
  • Date: -450 to -400
  • Inscriptions: Named: KLEOPATRA, EUNOMIA, PAIDIA, EUDAIMONIA
  • Attributed To: Manner of MEIDIAS P by SMITH
    Perhaps MEIDIAS P by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: Body: APHRODITE SEATED WITH EROS, WOMEN, ONE WITH WREATH (?) AND TRAY WITH FRUITS, ONE WITH SACRIFICIAL BASKET, ONE WITH TRAY PICKING FRUITS, TREES, ALL NAMED (KLEOPATRA, EUNOMIA, PAIDIA, EUDAIMONIA)
  • Last Recorded Collection: London, British Museum: 1856.5-12.15
  • Previous Collections:
  • Publication Record: Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 1324.45, 1315
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tübingen, 1925): 460.14
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 478
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases, The Classical Period (London, 1989): FIG.302 (PART)
    Boardman, J., Parkin, A., and Waite, S. (eds.), On the Fascination of Objects. Greek and Etruscan Art in the Shefton Collection (Oxford, 2015): 47, FIG.4.20 (COLOUR OF PART OF BD)
    Burn, L., The Meidias Painter (Oxford, 1987): PL.20A-B
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 364
    Cavalier, O. (ed.), Silence et Fureur, La femme et le marriage en Grece, Les antiquites grecques du Musee Calvet (Avignon, ca.1997): 228-229, FIG.93
    Cook, R.M., Greek Painted Pottery (London, 1966): PL.46B (PART)
    Cook, R.M., Greek Painted Pottery 3rd ed. (London, 1997): PL.46B (PART)
    Duby, G., Perrot, M. (eds.), Histoire des femmes (Plon, 1991): 180-181 (DRAWING, PART)
    Ducati, P., I vasi dipinti nello stile del ceramista Midia (Rome, 1909): 112
    Furtwängler, A. and Reichhold, K., Griechische Vasenmalerei (Munich, 1904-32): PL.78.2
    Lenormant, C. and de Witte, J., Elite des monuments ceramographiques (1837-61): IV, PL.62 (COLOUR DRAWING OF BD)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: IV, PL.28, EUNOMIA 8 (PART)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VI, PL.34, KLEOPATRA, VI 1 (PART)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VII, PL.180, PEITHO 31 (PART)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VII, PL.95, PAIDIA 5 (PART)
    Nicole, G., Meidias et le style fleuri (Geneva, 1908): PL.7.1
    Papanastasiou, A., Relations Between Redfigured and Black-glazed Vases in Athens of the 4th Century B.C., BAR International Series 1297 (Oxford, 2004): PL.97 (PART)
    Pellegrini, E., Eros nella Grecia arcaica e classica, iconografia e iconologia (Rome, 2009): PL.24 (PART)
    Pirenne-Delforge, V., L'Aphrodite grecque, Contrib. a l'etude de ses cultes et de sa personnalite... Kernos, Supplement 4 (Athens-Liege, 1994): FRONTCOVER (COLOUR OF PART)
    Rosenzweig, R., Worshipping Aphrodite, Art and Cult in Classical Athens (Ann Arbor, 2004): FIG.19 (PART OF BD)
    Shapiro, H.A., Personifications in Greek Art, The Representation of Abstract Concepts 600-400 BC (Zurich, 1993): 67, 90, 183, 203, FIGS.20, 35, 142, 163
    Spivey, N. and Rasmussen, T. (eds.) Looking at Greek Vases (Cambridge, 1991): 124-125, FIG.50
    Stackelberg, O., Die Gräber der Hellenen (Berlin, 1837): PL.29 (DRAWING OF BD)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=4810
  • AVI Record Number: 4638
  • LIMC ID: 10549
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-7438ffffbee57-9
  • British Museum Link: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/object/G_1856-0512-15
  • CAVI Collection: London E 697.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF squat lekythos. From Athens, Hill of the Muses. Manner of Meidias Painter{1}. Late fifth. 410-400 (Shapiro).
  • CAVI Subject: Aphrodite and companions, with Eros.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: The inscriptions above the heads: Κλεοπατρα{2}. Ευνομια. Παιδια. Α(φ)ροδιτη. Πειθω. Ευδαιμονια.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} "May be by the painter himself," ARV[2]. {2} i.e., of noble birth (FR).
  • CAVI Comments: Burn: Peitho arranges leaves in a kanoun and Eudaimonia picks fruit: preparations for a procession; cf. New York 11.213.2 (Pompe with kanoun). There is an inscription with Eros, but the photos. in Shapiro and Burn are too small to read it.
  • CAVI Number: 4638
  • AVI Bibliography: FR (1904–32), ii, 99-101, pl. 78. (dr.). — ARV[2] (1963), 1324/45. — Para. (1971), 478. — LIMC ii (1984), Aphrodite 1271*. — Burn (1987), 27, 30, 33-34, 111/M 74, pl. 20,a-b. — LIMC iv (1988), Eudaimonia I/7, Eunomia 8*. — Add.[2] (1989), 364. — Burn (1989), 64, figs. 1,a-b. — AttScr (1990), no. 1122. — LIMC vi (1992), Kleopatra VI/1*. — Shapiro (1993), 235/21, 67, fig. 20, 83, fig. 35, 183, fig. 142, 203, fig. 163. — LIMC vii (1994), Paidia 5*, Peitho 31*.
  • CAVI / AVI Data from Henry Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), updated by Rudoph Wachter's Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI)
  • Image Credits: FURTWANGLER-REICHHOLD DRAWING: Please consult with Williams College Special Collections staff and Williams College Visual Resources Center staff, regarding questions about publishing and accessing materials from Williams College Special Collections. Researchers are responsible for handling any copyright issues that may be associated with collections and materials.
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