Lot 26
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TWO ATTIC RED-FIGURED VASE FRAGMENTS, ATTRIBUTED TO EUPHRONIOS, circa 520-500 B.C.

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Description

  • TWO ATTIC RED-FIGURED VASE FRAGMENTS, ATTRIBUTED TO EUPHRONIOS
both from a large kylix painted on the exterior with a symposium scene showing reclining banqueteers, one fragment preserving the head of a bearded reveler lifting his face up in delight, his parted lips exposing his teeth, his wreath in added red, the furrows on his brow in brown wash, the other fragment with the Greek letters gamma and rho (for Lea[gr]os?) in added red in the field, and part of a nude(?) figure painted over five raised globules.

Provenance

acquired together on the European art market in 1982/1983 as part of a group of fragments by various painters

Literature

Euphronios, peintre à Athènes au VIe siècle avant J.-C., catalogue of the exhibition at the Musée du Louvre, September 18th - December 31st, 1990, Paris, 1990, no. 50, illus. (Princeton Loan L.1990.134a and b)

Catalogue Note

For a similar banqueteer on a calyx krater by Euphronios in Munich, inv. no. 8935, see Euphronios, no. 5, p. 90 (far right).
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