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Fragment of a terracotta volute-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water)

Attributed to the Baltimore Painter
Period:
Late Classical
Date:
last quarter of 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian
Medium:
Terracotta; red-figure
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 3/4 x 4 11/16in. (14.6 x 11.9cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
19.192.81.5
Not on view
Upper body of a warrior on horseback

While the Baltimore Painter's large vases sometimes appear overblown, a fragment such as this demonstrates his sure use of line and color.
The piece is augmented by 19.192.81.10, .11, .19.
Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1984. Vol. 2: Aphrodisias-Athena. "Aphrodite," p. 133, no. 1398, pl. 138, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

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. 1988. Eros-Herakles, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 4. Gigantes, no. 399, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.

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