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7501, ATHENIAN, New York (N.Y.), private, Shelby White & Leon Levy Collection, New York (N.Y.), market, Sotheby's, Texas, Hunt Collection, Malibu (CA), The J. Paul Getty Museum, 6

  • Vase Number: 7501
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: KRATER, CALYX, FRAGMENTS
  • Date: -525 to -475
  • Inscriptions: EUPHRONIOS
    Kalos/Kale: LEAGROS KALOS
    LEAGROS
    Named: ATHENA, KYKNOS, ARES, APHRODITE, ANTIAS
    Signature: EUPHRONIOS EGRAPHSEN
  • Attributed To: EUPHRONIOS by SIGNATURE
  • Decoration: A: FIGHT, HERAKLES, WITH SPEAR AND BOEOTIAN SHIELD, AND KYKNOS, ATHENA, ARES, APHRODITE, ARTEMIS (ALL ? NAMED), DEVICES, GORGONEION, LIONS
    B: ATHLETES, ONE WITH PICK, ACONTIST, YOUTH, PLAYING PIPES
  • Last Recorded Collection: New York (N.Y.), private, Shelby White & Leon Levy Collection
  • Previous Collections:
    • Texas, Hunt Collection: 6
    • Malibu (CA), The J. Paul Getty Museum: LOAN7501
    • New York (N.Y.), market, Sotheby's
  • Publication Record: Antike Kunst: 64 (2021) PL.5.1 (COLOUR OF A)
    Boardman, J., The history of Greek vases: potters, painters and pictures (London, 2001): 87, FIG.120 (PART OF A)
    Bol, P. (ed.), Zum Verhältnis von Raum und Zeit in der griechischen Kunst (2003): PL.5, FIGS.9-10 (A AND PART OF A)
    Brommer, F., Herakles II (Darmstadt, 1984): PL.31 (A)
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T. and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 396
    Denoyelle, M. (ed.), Euphronios Peintre, Recontres de l'Ecole du Louvre 10 Octobre 1990 (Paris, 1992): 35, FIG.2 (B)
    Dietrich, N., Das Attribut als Problem, Eine bildwissenschaftliche Untersuchung zur griechischen Kunst (Berlin, Munich, and Boston, 2018): 3, 6, FIG.1.1 (A)
    Frank, S., Attische Kelchkratere, eine Untersuchung zum Zusammenspiel von Gefässform und Bemalung (Frankfurt, 1990): PL.3.1-2 (A, B)
    Greek Vases in the J. Paul Getty Museum 6, Occasional Papers on Antiquity 9 (Malibu, 2000): 181, FIG.9 (PART OF A)
    Heilmeyer, W-D. and Giuliani, L. (eds.), Euphronios, der Maler: eine Ausstellung in der Sonderausstellungshalle der Staatlichen Museen Preußischer Kulturbesitz Berlin-Dahlem, 20.3. - 26.5.1991 (Milan, 1991): 107-111, NO.6 (INCLUDING COLOUR)
    J. Paul Getty Museum Journal: 9 (1981), 29-33, FIGS.13-18 (A, B, PARTS)
    Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae: VII, PL.698, KYKNOS I 79 (A)
    Muth, S., Gewalt im Bild, Das Phänomen der medialen Gewalt im Athen des 6. und 5. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. (Berlin, 2008): 54-55, FIG.25 (A)
    Neer, R.T., Style and Politics in Athenian Vase-Painting, The Craft of Democracy, ca.530-460 B.C.E. (Cambridge, 2002): 62, FIG.26 (A)
    Osborne, R., Archaic and Classical Greek Art, Oxford History of Art (Oxford, 1998): 143, FIG.74 (COLOUR)
    PHOTOGRAPH(S) IN THE BEAZLEY ARCHIVE: 4 (A, B, AH)
    Rasponi, S. (ed.), Capolavori di Euphronios, un pioniere della caramografia attica (Milan, 1990): 36, 86-93, NO.9 (INCLUDING COLOUR OF PART)
    Robertson, C.M., The art of vase-painting in classical Athens (Cambridge, 1992): 25, FIG.19 (PART)
    Seidensticker, B. and Vöhler, M. (eds.), Gewalt und Ästhetik, Zur Gewalt und ihrer Darstellung in der griechischen Klassik (Berlin, New York, 2006): 280, FIG.18 (A)
    Silver, V., The Lost Chalice, The Real-Life Chase for One of the World's Rarest Masterpieces, a Priceless 2,500-Year-Old Artifact Depicting the Fall of Troy (New York, 2009): PL. AT 216 (A)
    Sotheby's, The Nelson Bunker Hunt Collection, New York, 19.6.1990 (New York, 1990): NO.5, FRONTISPIECE (A, B, PARTS)
    Walter, H. and Walter-Karydi, E., Alt-Ägina II.2, Die Äginetische Bildhauerschule. Werke und schriftliche Quellen (Mainz, 1987): 137, FIG.213 (PART OF A)
    Wealth of the Ancient World, the Hunt Collections (Fort Worth, 1983): 58-61, NO.6, FRONT COVER (A, B, PARTS)
    Zardini, F., The Myth of Herakles and Kyknos, A Study in Greek Vase-Painting and Literature (Verona, 2009): 476, FIG.90 (A)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=5980
  • AVI Record Number: 5754
  • CAVI Collection: New York, Leon Levy and Shelby White.(1)
  • CAVI Lemma: Fragmentary RF calyx krater. Euphronios. Last quarter sixth. 510-500. 515-510 (`Euphronios').
  • CAVI Subject: A: Heracles and Cycnus: at left, bottom part of woman to right (Artemis?); Heracles and Athena, attacking to right; Cycnus falling; Ares attacking to left; Aphrodite to left. B: very fragmentary: athletes excercizing (5 figures): parts of two athletes to left, the left one with a pick; part of a flautist to left; part of an acontist (Antias); traces of another acontist (s[--] or [--]s).
  • CAVI Inscriptions: A: between Heracles' legs: Λεαγρος | καλος. To right of Athena's helmet, stoich. two-liner in larger letters: Ευφρονιος | εγραφσεν{2}. To right of her face: Αθενα. [I think there was room to write Αθεναια.] Κυκνος, retr. [Said to be above his head.] To left of helmet crest: Αρες, retr. To left of Aphrodite's mouth: Αφροδιτε, retr. B: one athlete: [Αν]τιας{3}. Another: --]ς, or Σ[--{4}.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} Add.[2] lists as Fort Worth, Hunt; Bea. Arch. as New York, Sotheby; `Euphronios', as New York, Leon Levy and Shelby White (so also Robertson, Robertson (1992), ). {2} according to Bothmer; part visible in photo, p. 9. {3} so Robertson, after Bothmer. But Euphr. has [Α]ν[τιας](?). This letter shows in the photo on p. 101, surrounded by black surface, near the head of a javelin thrower. {4} Cody only says that the second name begins with sigma. The inscriptions name the two acontists. Omitted in `Euphr.'
  • CAVI Comments: Ex Dallas, TX, Nelson Bunker Hunt 6{1}. Once loaned to Malibu. Ex New York market (Sotheby). Cartwheel theta. The writing is in the firmer handwriting, as the NY krater.
  • CAVI Number: 5754
  • AVI Bibliography: BADB 7501 (bibl.). — Robertson (1981a), 29-34, figs. 13-18. — Cody (1983), 58/1, cover (detail of A, with Athena, shows some letters). — Brommer (1984a), pl. 31 (A). — Walter-Karydi (1987), 137, fig. 213 (part of A). — Add.[2] (1989), 396 (some bibl.), 404. — Arezzo (1990), 86/9. — AttScr (1990), no. 366. — Frank (1990), pl. 3,1-2 (A, B). — Iozzo and Robertson (1990), 96/6 (ill.). — Sotheby (1990a), no. 5, Frontispiece (A, B, parts). — Robertson (1992), 24, fig. 19 (A, part); 298 n. 30.
  • 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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