3 June 2009
PROPERTY FROM THE ALLEN E. PAULSON LIVING TRUST
AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED TREFOIL OINOCHOE
ATTRIBUTED TO THE THESEUS PAINTER, CIRCA 510-490 B.C.
With a youth on horseback taking leave of his elder, the youth wrapped in a patterned chlamys, a petasos on his head, holding two spears in his left hand, the older man seated, wearing a himation, a walking stick in his right hand; the panel framed at either side by pomegranate-nets, vertical lines above, details in added red and white
9¼ in. (23.4 cm.) high
with Galerie Günter Puhze, Freiburg, 1982.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1984.
with Summa Galleries, Beverly Hills, mid 1980s.
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O. Borgers, The Theseus Painter. Style, Shapes and Iconography, Amsterdam, 2004, no. 170, p. 165.
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