Large Attic red-figure bell-krater, attributed to the Christie Painter

Classical period, mid-5th century B.C.
H. 38 cm (14 61⁄64 in)

James Edwards (1757-1816), London
Catalogue Evans sale April 5-11, 1815
Major Sir Richard Guy Rasch, 3rd Bt. (1918-1996), Great Britain
Christie’s, Fine Antiquities, London, 31 mai 1979, p. 67, pl. 69

Aubin Louis Millin
Monumens Antiques : inédits, ou nouvellement expliqués, tome II, Paris : Imprimerie impériale, 1806, p. 115, pl. XIV

Dietrich von Bothmer
Amazons in Greek Art, Oxford, 1957, 39 bis, addendum to p. 178, p. 229
J.D. Beazley, ARV2, vol. II, p. 1049

J.D. Beazley
ARV2, vol. II, 1963, p. 1049

L. Burn-R. Glynn
Beazley Addenda (Oxford, 1982), 157

T.H. Carpenter-T. Mannack-M. Mendonca
Beazley Addenda (Oxford, 1989): 321

J.D. Beazley, ARV2, vol. II, 1963, p. 1048.33

A. Scene of amazonomachy representing the Amazon Hippolyta left on a prancing horse and with a lance, warding off the spear thrusts of two Greeks, one a warrior in a helmet and tunic and with a shield emblazoned with a star, the hero Theseus, behind him a youth in a chiton and chlamys and wearing sandals ;
B. Three figures ; at the centre a bearded man with a spear facing right, one woman behind him and another confronting him ; palmettes and volutes beneath the rim
15 in. (38 cm.) high

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