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Terracotta kylix (drinking cup)

Attributed to the Magnoncourt Painter (namepiece)
Late Archaic
ca. 490–480 B.C.
Greek, Attic
Terracotta; red-figure
5 1/8 x 16 1/16in. (13 x 40.8cm) Other: 12 15/16in. (32.8cm) Other (width with handles): 16 1/16in. (40.8cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
Not on view
Interior, satyr and maenad; inscribed Panaitios is fair Exterior, obverse, satyrs and maenads with Dionysos mounting chariot; reverse, Ariadne mounting chariot.

Vases inscribed with the name of Panaitios were formerly attributed to a painter of that name and are now regarded as early work of Onesimos. The Magnoncourt Painter was a contemporary who, as this work show, undertook the active and crowded compositions to which satyrs and maenads naturally lend themselves.
Inscription: Inscribed: "Panaitios is fair"
Hoppin, James C. and Albert Gallatin. 1926. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, USA 1, Hoppin and Gallatin Collections. p. 97, Gallatin pls. 47.5, 49.2a–b, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Beazley, John D. 1963[1942]. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 456, no. 2 top, 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. 1986. Atherion-Eros, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 3. Dionysos, no. 451, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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