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Oil Jar depicting Zeus Pursuing a Woman, possibly Aegina, 470 BCE

  • Berlin Painter, Greek

Clay

  • Overall: 17 5/8 × 6 inches (44.8 × 15.2 cm) Overall (diam of base): 3 7/8 inches (9.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Hill Memorial Fund, William H. Murphy Fund, Dr. and Mrs. Arthur R. Bloom Fund and the Ancient Art General Fund

81.827

On View

  • Ancient Greek and Roman S2AA

Department

Greco-Roman and Ancient European

(Claudio B. Bertolin, Mount Clemens, Michigan, USA)

1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Peck, W. H. "Curatorial Reports--Ancient Art," Bulletin of the DIA 60, no. 1-2. 1981-1982, pp. 11-2 (fig. 9). Image and Artifact: Ancient Art from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., DIA Statewide Services Travelling Exhibition. Detroit, Feb. 5, 1984 - Dec. 16, 1985, cat. 39, repr. Madigan, B. Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts. Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 12. Leiden/Boston, 2008, pp. 55-56, cat. 71 (fig. 102) [attributed to the Nikon Painter].

circle of Berlin Painter, Oil Jar depicting Zeus Pursuing a Woman, possibly Aegina, 470 BCE, clay. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Hill Memorial Fund, William H. Murphy Fund, et al., 81.827.