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213234, ATHENIAN, Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum, 1773

  • Vase Number: 213234
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: SKYPHOS
  • Provenance: ITALY, ORVIETO
  • Date: -475 to -425
  • Inscriptions: Named: N[YN]PHE, [THE]SEUS
  • Attributed To: LEWIS P by BEAZLEY
  • Decoration: A: WOMEN AND YOUTHS OR CHILDREN (ARIADNE WITH THE SONS OF THESEUS AND NYMPH ?)
    B: THESEUS (NAMED), DRAPED, WITH PETASOS AND SPEARS, ATHENA WITH LAUREL SPRIG
  • Current Collection: Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum: 1773
  • Publication Record: Batino, S., Lo skyphos attico dall'iconografia alla funzione (Naples, 2002): 470, FIGS.44.1-2 (A, B)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 972.2
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tübingen, 1925): 149.5
    Beazley, J.D., Paralipomena (Oxford, 1971): 435
    Benndorf, O., Wiener Vorlegeblätter für archäologische Übungen (Vienna, 1888-1890/91): E, PL.12.2
    Burn, L. and Glynn, R., Beazley Addenda (Oxford, 1982): 151
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 309
    Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum: WIEN, KUNSTHISTORISCHES MUSEUM 1, 31-32, PL.(39) 39.1-2 View Whole CVA Plates
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VII, PL.667, THESEUS 312 (B)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VIII, PL.610, OINOPION 2 (A)
    Neils, J. and Oakley, J.H. (eds.), Coming of Age in Ancient Greece, Images of Childhood from the Classical Past (New Haven, 2003): 95, FIGS.11A-B (A, B)
    Neils, J., The Youthful Deeds of Theseus (Rome, 1987): FIG.69 (B)
    Robertson, C.M., The art of vase-painting in classical Athens (Cambridge, 1992): 169, FIG.177 (A)
    Schefold, K. and Jung, F., Die Urkönige, Perseus, Bellerophon, Herakles und Theseus in der klassischen und hellenistischen Kunst (Munich, 1988): 291, FIG.342 (A)
    Smith, H., Der Lewismaler (Mainz, 1974): PLS.2A-B, 30C (A, B, HANDLE AND PART OF I)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=8218
  • AVI Record Number: 7926
  • LIMC ID: 4725
  • LIMC Web: http://ark.dasch.swiss/ark:/72163/080e-73e685ef2e9ea-c
  • CAVI Collection: Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum 1773.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF skyphos. From Orvieto. Lewis Painter. 480-470. Earliest (Smith){1}.
  • CAVI Subject: A: Ariadne(2) handing two children by Theseus to a nymph. B: Theseus looking back but moving toward Athena who offers him a branch.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: ν[υ][ν]φε, retr. B: [Θε]σευς{3}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} he dates the vase 479-475. {2} Smith; he cites Klein in AA 1892 173/194, who says the children are Oinopion and Staphylos; this would connect Oinopion with Theseus. Smith reverses A and B. {3} Smith's reading.
  • CAVI Comments: The children are Demophon and Akamas, according to Robertson [see LIMC].
  • CAVI Number: 7926
  • AVI Bibliography: Smith (1939), 12/2, pls. 2 and 30,c. — F. Eichler, CVA Vienna 1, Austria 1 (1951), pl. 39,1-2. — ARV[2] (1963), 972/2. — Para. (1971), 435. — LIMC i (1981), pl. 336, Akamas et Demophon 1 (A). — Add.[2] (1989), 309. — Robertson (1992), 168-69 and fig. 177 (A).
  • 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/639959859
  • Coordinates: 42.718642,12.114315
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 42.7225286,12.1198882
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