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Campanian Bell Krater, 4th century BCE

  • Detroit Painter, Greek

Red-figure ware

  • Overall: 10 3/4 × 10 3/4 inches (27.3 × 27.3 cm) Overall (diam of foot): 4 3/8 inches (11.1 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase



Greco-Roman and Ancient European

(Herzogliches Museum, Gotha, Germany)

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

Gotha Museum catalogue, no. 100. Trendall, A. D. The Red-Figured Vases of Lucania, Campania, and Sicily. Oxford, 1967, vol. 1, p. 403, no. 292 [attributed to the Detroit Painter].

attributed to Detroit Painter, Campanian Bell Krater, 4th century BCE, red-figure ware. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 24.152.