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AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED KYLIX
THE PROPERTY OF A SOUTHERN COLLECTOR
AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED KYLIX

ATTRIBUTED TO THE PITHOS PAINTER, CIRCA 490 B.C.

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AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED KYLIX ATTRIBUTED TO THE PITHOS PAINTER, CIRCA 490 B.C. The tondo with a crouching archer, his left leg obscured by his circular shield, his right leg bent acutely, the toes curving along the reserved border, his bow in his extended left hand, drawing the bowstring with his right hand, nude but for greaves and a helmet, the cheek-guards raised, a row of dots at the base of the crest, a quiver suspended over his shoulders, the strap in added red, the shield with a horse as the blazon, kalos twice in the field 6 3/16 in. (15.7 cm.) diameter; 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) high
Provenance
Wright S. Ludington.
Santa Barbara Museum of Art (inventory no. 1955.3.7).
Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Sotheby's, New York, 10 December 1999, lot 280.
Literature
M.A. del Chiaro, The Collection of Greek and Roman Antiquities at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, 1962, V-6.
J.D. Beazley, Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, vol. I, Oxford, 1963, p. 139, no. 19.
M.A. del Chiaro, "Classical Vases in Santa Barbara," in American Journal of Archeology, vol. 68, 1964.
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