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Terracotta lekythos (oil flask)

Attributed to the Klügmann Painter
Period:
Classical
Date:
ca. 440 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; white-ground
Dimensions:
H. 12 7/8 in. (32.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
10.210.11
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
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The Klügmann Painter is distinguished from his contemporaries by his depictions of mythological figures and scenes from daily life rather than funerary subjects.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1911. "Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1910--II. Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 6(2): pp. 32, 36, fig. 5.

Fairbanks, Arthur. 1914. Athenian Lekythoi with Outline Drawing in Glaze Varnish on a White Ground. Appendix: Additional Lekythoi with Outline Drawing in Glaze Varnish on a White Ground, Vol. 2. pl. 33, 1, New York: The Macmillan Co.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1917. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 110, fig. 69, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 100, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 1200, no. 38, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981. Aara-Aphlad, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 1. Amazones, no. 661, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Oakley, John H. 2004. Picturing Death in Classical Athens: The Evidence of the White Lekythoi. p. 89, pl. IIIb, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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