5 December 2012
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. AND MRS. PAUL M. HIRSCHLAND
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED PANEL-AMPHORA
CIRCA 560-540 B.C.
Each side with a horse and rider galloping to the right, a bird in flight behind, the rider wearing a short white chiton; lotus bud chain on the neck, alternating red and black tongues on the shoulders, rays above the foot; details in added white and red; graffiti on the interior below the rim, and a graffito below the foot
12¼ in. (31.1 cm.) high
with André Emmerich, New York, 1966 (Special Exhibition of Classical Works of Art, no. 8).
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Ithaca, New York, Herbert F. Johnson Museum, 11 January - 9 March 2003.
For a similar black-figured amphora, attributed to Lydos, with two horsemen, see no. 53 in Arias, A History of 1000 Years of Greek Vase Painting.
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