Attic Red-Figure Skyphos: Flute Player and Youth
Attic Red-Figure Skyphos: Flute Player and Youth
Attic Red-Figure Skyphos: Flute Player and Youth

Attic Red-Figure Skyphos: Flute Player and Youth


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Of the some eighty vases assigned to the Shuvalov Painter (named after one vase in a Russian collection), this is the only skyphos, or drinking cup. His figures are extremely delicate, with sheer drapery. He favored small shapes for pottery, and he has been called a miniaturist.

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Of the some eighty vases assigned to the Shuvalov Painter (named after one vase in a Russian collection), this is the only skyphos, or drinking cup. His figures are extremely delicate, with sheer drapery. He favored small shapes for pottery, and he has been called a miniaturist.

Object Information

nationality
Greek
creation date
ca. 440-410 B.C.
materials
terra-cotta
dimensions
No measurement details.
accession number
47.39
credit line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Lilly
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Ancient Art of the Mediterranean
colors

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