Bottle, ca. 600 BCE

  • Painter of the Lowering Bulls, Greek


  • Overall: 4 3/16 × 4 1/8 inches (10.6 × 10.5 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase


On View

  • Ancient Greek and Roman S2BB


Greco-Roman and Ancient European

Julius Böhler (Munich, Germany)

1924-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Valentiner, W. R. "Greek Vases," Bulletin of the DIA 6, no. 2 (1924) pp. 10-13, (fig. 2). Benson, J. R. "Some Notes on Corinthian Vase Painters," American Journal of Archeology, vol. 60, no. 3 (July 1956): p. 224 [attributed to Painter of the Lowering Bulls]. Amyx, D.A. Corinthian Vase-Painting of the Archaic Period. Berkeley, 1988, p. 101, no. 2. Madigan, B. Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts. Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 12, Leiden/Boston, 2008, p. 7, cat. 9, (fig. 11-12). [citing various attributions].

attributed to Painter of the Lowering Bulls, Bottle, ca. 600 BCE, clay. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 24.12.