Jar, between 475 and 450 BCE

  • Villa Guilia Painter, Greek

Clay

  • Overall (including handles): 13 1/8 × 14 9/16 × 10 15/16 inches (33.3 × 37 × 27.8 cm) Overall (outside diam. of mouth): 8 11/16 inches (22.1 cm) Overall (diam. of foot): 5 1/2 inches (14 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund

63.12

On View

  • Ancient Greek and Roman S2BB

Department

Greco-Roman and Ancient European

  • Geometric patterns
  • Red-figure
  • Attic
  • Women
  • Clay
  • Figures (representations)
  • Procession
  • Meander (pattern)
  • Jar
  • Stamnos
  • Athens
  • Attica

Inscribed, underside, Graffito: [Gamma Rho] [see Curators files for reproduction]

possibly Forman [no. 352]; 1936, collection of Marsden J. Perry (Providence, Rhode Island, USA); March 6-7, 1936, auction of M. J. Perry (Anderson Galleries, Providence, Rhode Island, USA), lot 32; collection of William Randolph Hearst; April 5-6, 1963, auction of W. R. Hearst (Parke Bernet, New York, New York, USA), lot 60; 1963-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Frickenhaus, A. Lenäenvasen. Berlin, 1912, p. 36. J. Marsden Perry. Sales cat., Anderson Galleries. Providence, Rhode Island, March 6-7, 1936, lot 32. Beazley, J. Attic Red-figure Vase Painters. Oxford, 1956, p. 403, no. 37; 1963 ed., p. 621, no. 42 [attributed to Villa Giulia Painter]. William Randolph Hearst. Sales cat., Parke Bernet. New York, April 5-6, 1963, lot 60, (repr.). Philippaki, B. The Attic Stamnos. Oxford, 1967, pp. 140-141, 154. Beazley, J. D. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic black-figure Vase-Painters and to Attic red-Figure Vase-painters. Oxford, 1971, p. 398, Addenda 270. Schone, A. Der Thiasos. Göteborg, 1987, pp. 178, 588. Frontisi-Ducroux, F. Le dieu-masque: une figure du Dionysos à Athënes. Paris, 1991, L 8. Miller, M. C. "The Parasol: An oriental Status-Symbol in late Archaic and Classical Athens," Journal of Hellenic Studies, vol. 112 (1992): pp. 91-105; p. 101. Delavaud-Roux, M-H. "L'enigme des danseurs b arbus au parosol et les vases des Lénéennes," Revue archéologique, (1995): pp. 227-263, pp. 259-260. Madigan, B. Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts. In Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 12. Leiden/Boston, 2008, pp. 46-47, cat. 62, (fig. 88-89).

attributed to Villa Guilia Painter, Jar, between 475 and 450 BCE, clay. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund, 63.12.