APULIAN RED FIGURE BELL KRATER BY GANYMEDES PAINTER

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APULIAN RED FIGURE BELL KRATER BY GANYMEDES PAINTER

Side A is decorated with a draped woman and a naked satyr walking to the left, she is wearing long dress (chiton) with white dotted belt, her hair bound in a kekryphalos, holding a cista with ribbon and a bunch of grapes; satyr is holding a fan and fillet, and wreath with fillet . On side B two draped youths in conversation; large volute palmettes beneath horizontal handles

Ex priv. coll. G. Granelli de Croon, Switzerland, 1930-1950; hence coll. A. B., Netherlands, acq. from Cahn, Nov. 2011
H. 30 cm. Small repair to the rim, otherwise intact

4th cent. BC, c. 340 – 320 BC

Cf. A. D. Trendall/A. Cambitoglou, The Red-Figured Vases of Apulia, vol. II, Oxford 1982, pp. 793-603, pls. 294-298. The workshop of the Ganymedes Painter was probably located in Peucetia.

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