After Dionysos was born from the thigh of his father, Zeus, he was brought up by the nymphs on Mount Nysa; its location was indeterminate but probably in northern Greece. The representation here presents a conflation of the nymphs and the maenads who were to become his female followers.
Said to be from Nola
Beazley, John D. 1963. Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, Vols. 1 and 2, 2nd ed. p. 623, no. 69, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae (LIMC). 1986. Vol. 3: Atherion-Eros. "Dionysos," pp. 480–81, nos. 691, 696, pl. 379, Zürich: Artemis Verlag.