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Terracotta oinochoe (jug)

Attributed to the Micali Painter
Late Archaic
ca. 525–500 B.C.
Terracotta; black-figure
H. 11 1/16 in. (28.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Sirens and an eagle

The Micali Painter is the most prolific and best-known Etruscan painter of black-figure pottery. His workshop was probably located at Vulci.
Beazley, John D. and Filippo Magi. 1939. La Raccolta Benedetto Guglielmi nel Museo Gregoriano Etrusco, Monumenti Vaticani di Archeologia e d'arte 5, Vol. 1. no. 67, p. 80, Vatican City: Tipografia Poliglotta Vaticana.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. p. 39, fig. 118, New York: Marchbanks Press.

Uggeri, G. 1975. "Una Nuova Anfora del Pittore di Micali in una Collezione Ticinese." Numismatica e Antichità Classiche, 4: no. 91, p. 43, appendix.

Spivey, Nigel Jonathan. 1987. "The Micali Painter and his Followers." Ph.D. Diss. no. 92, p. 16. Clarendon Press.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 4.106, pp. 126, 127, 274, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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