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Terracotta neck-amphora (jar)

Attributed to the Parrish Painter
Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 350–325 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Campanian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
H. 13 13/16 in. (35.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.455
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 161
Obverse, woman, youth, and dog
Reverse, two youths
On the neck, obverse and reverse, head of a youth

The meaning of the scene is not clear. The prominence of the dog is unusual, reflecting the Parrish Painter's independent bent.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1891. Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 21: pp. 502-3.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1892. Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 22: pp. 534, 552.

Beazley, John D. 1943. "Groups of Campanian Red-figure." The Journal of Hellenic Studies, 63(1): p. 72, Campanian, Parrish Painter.

Trendall, Arthur Dale. 1967. The Red-figured Vases of Lucania, Campania and Sicily. no. 250, p. 147, pl. 99, 2-3, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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