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201129, ATHENIAN, Paris, Musée du Louvre, Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts, S1378

  • Vase Number: 201129
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: CUP
  • Provenance: ITALY, ETRURIA, VULCI
  • Date: -525 to -475
  • Attributed To: Circle of NIKOSTHENES P by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A: ILIOUPERSIS, SACK OF TROY, AJAX (WITH BOEOTIAN SHIELD ?) AND CASSANDRA AT STATUE AND ALTAR OF ATHENA, AITHRA, WARRIORS ATTACKING WOMEN AT TRIPOD, SHIELD DEVICE, DISCS
    B: SATYRS, ONE WITH PELTA, SOME ATTACKING IRIS AT ALTAR
    I: EROTIC, SATYR AND NAKED WOMAN OR MAENAD WITH PHALLOS
    Under handle 1: IVY LEAF
  • Current Collection: Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts: 08.30A
  • Previous Collections:
    • Paris, Musée du Louvre: S1378
  • Publication Record: Antike Kunst: 12 (1969) PL.10.1-3 (I,A,B)
    Antike Welt: 1988, SONDERNUMMER, 67, FIG.100 (I)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 135, 1628, 1700
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, 1st ed. (Oxford, 1942): 106
    Burn, L. and Glynn, R., Beazley Addenda (Oxford, 1982): 88
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 177
    Dierichs, A., Erotik in der Kunst Griechenlands (Mainz, 2008): 110, FIG.78 (COLOUR OF I)
    Huf, L., Frauen jenseits der Konvention: Alterszüge, Tätowierungen und afrikanische Physiognomien im Frauenbild attischer Vasen des 5. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. (Munich, 2018): 54, FIGS.19.1-4 (A, PARTS OF A)
    Kernos: 5 (1992) 25, FIG.5 (I)
    Keuls, E., The Reign of the Phallus (New York, 1985): 83, FIG.74 (I)
    Kilmer, M.F., Greek Erotica on Attic Red-Figure Vases (London, 1993): PL. AT P.146, R227 (I)
    Krumeich, R., Pechstein, N., and Seidensticker, B. (eds.), Das griechische Satyrspiel (Darmstadt, 1999): PL.30A (B)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: I, PL.270, AIAS II 105 (A)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VIII, PL.771, SILENOI 158 (B)
    Lindblom, A., Take a Walk on the Wild Side. The Behaviour, Attitude and Identity of Women Approached by Satyrs on Attic Red-Figure Vases from 530 to 400 B.C. (Stockholm, 2011): 222, NO.32 (I)
    Lissarrague, F., La cite des satyres. Une anthropologie ludique (Athenes, VIe-Ve siecle avant J.-C.) (Paris, 2013): 78, FIG.49 (I)
    Metis: 2 (1987) 1, 88, FIG.21 (DRAWING OF I)
    Recke, M., Gewalt und Leid, Das Bild des Krieges bei den Athenern im 6. und 5. Jh. v. Chr. (Istanbul, 2002): PL.13A (A)
    Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum Antiquorum: IV, PL.51.68A (A)
    Thomsen, A., Die Wirkung der Götter, Bilder mit Flügelfiguren auf griechischen Vasen des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v.Chr. (Berlin and Boston, 2011): 253-255, FIG.106A-C (A, B, I, UH)
    Walsh, D., Distorted Ideals in Greek Vase-Painting, The World of Mythological Burlesque (Cambridge, 2009): 80, FIGS.13A-B (A, B)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=2891
  • AVI Record Number: 2743
  • LIMC ID: 8179
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-74177d26f1a8f-e
  • CAVI Collection: Boston 08.30a.+
  • CAVI Lemma: RF cup. From Vulci. Unattributed{1}; wider Circle of Nikosthenes Painter. Late sixth.
  • CAVI Subject: Int.: satyr and woman with olisbos, making love. A: Iliupersis: Ajax and Cassandra, Aethra; on each side, warrior attacking a woman. B: Iris attacked by satyrs{3}.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Int.: curving around the figures: hο (π)αις, ναι. A: in the field below the top margin: [h]ο̣ (π)αις καλ[ος]. B: in a similar position: [hο παι]ς κ[αλ]ος.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} but see ARV[2] 1700. {2} without the head of Iris? {3} bibl. in ARV[2]: Beazley (1933a), 27, and Haspels (1936), 20 (bibl.). The main picture is London E 65.
  • CAVI Comments: = Boston R 586. In ARV[1] 106, the number is erroneously given as 99.529. + Louvre S 1378 (which has the head of Iris only). - The Ext. is a mock Iliupersis: each incident is ridiculed. Iris on B has come to steal meat from an altar.
  • CAVI Number: 2743
  • AVI Bibliography: Photos. ? A. Greifenhagen, CVA Braunschweig, Germany 4 (1940), text to pl.12,3. ? Brommer (1959), 26,1 (B){2}. ? ARV[2] (1963), 135/(a), 1628, 1700. ?E.T. Vermeule (1969), pl. 10,1-3. ? Add.[2] (1989), 177.
  • CAVI / AVI Data from Henry Immerwahr's Corpus of Attic Vase Inscriptions (CAVI), updated by Rudoph Wachter's Attic Vase Inscriptions (AVI)
  • Pleiades URI: https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/413393
  • Coordinates: 42.421429,11.702499
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 42.419009,11.6298975
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