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Fragment of a terracotta neck-amphora (jar)

Attributed to Euphronios
Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 515 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 1/8 x 3 5/8 in. (7.9 x 9.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Ariel Herrmann, in memory of Lydia Mannara, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.563
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Head of a satyr holding a bunch of grapes

Although little of the decoration is preserved, the satyr's mannerliness is suggested by his delicate fingers and impeccable beard and moustache. Euphronios' use of added clay for the grapes indicates his interest in special surface effects.
Inscription: o]inareus
Louvre, Musée du. 1990. Euphronios peintre à Athènes au VIe siècle avant J.-C. . no. 25, p. 149, Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux - Grand Palais.

Goemann, Elke. 1991. Euphronios der Maler: eine Ausstellung in der Sonderausstellungshalle der Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin-Dahlem. no. 25, p. 163, Milan: Fabbri.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2002. "One Hundred Thirty-second Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 132: p. 19.

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