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AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED HYDRIA
THE PROPERTY OF A NEW YORK PRIVATE COLLECTOR
AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED HYDRIA

ATTRIBUTED TO THE BALTIMORE PAINTER, CIRCA 330-320 B.C.

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AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED HYDRIA ATTRIBUTED TO THE BALTIMORE PAINTER, CIRCA 330-320 B.C. With a woman and an attendant within an Ionic naiskos, swastika meander on its plinth, the woman seated on a stool, wearing a chiton and a red himation draped over her back and wrapped around her waist and legs, adorned with a beaded necklace and two bracelets on each wrist, holding a fan in her right hand, the standing attendant wearing a chiton with a red himation draped over her left arm, holding an open cista and a ball of wool in her left hand, the naiskos framed by four draped female offering bearers; a band of meander with saltire squares below, a spray of laurel centered by a rosette on the neck, ovolo on the rim, an elaborate palmette complex framing the handles, rays around the handle joins, extensive use of added red, white and yellow throughout 24 in. (61 cm.) high
Provenance
with McAlpine Ancient Art, London, no. GR658.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 12-13 December 1991, lot 123 (part).
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1998 (Art of the Ancient World, vol. IX, no. 117).
Literature
K. Schauenburg, "Zu Grabvasen des Baltimoremalers," in Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archaeologischen Institute, 105, 1990, p. 68, pls. 1-4.
A.D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, Second Supplement to The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, part II, London, 1992, no. 27/52f, pl. LXXIV,3.
A.D. Trendall and A. Cambitoglou, Second Supplement to The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, part III, London, 1992, no. 27/52f.
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