Artist attributed to Villa Guilia Painter, Greek
Title
  • Jar
  • Stamnos (alternate title)
Date between 475 and 450 BCE
Medium clay
Dimensions Overall (including handles): 13 1/8 × 14 9/16 × 10 15/16 inches (33.3 × 37 × 27.8 cm)
Overall (outside diam. of mouth): 8 11/16 inches (22.1 cm)
Overall (diam. of foot): 5 1/2 inches (14 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 63.12
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S2BB, Level 2 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, underside, Graffito: [Gamma Rho] [see Curators files for reproduction]
possibly Forman [no. 352];
1936, collection of Marsden J. Perry (Providence, Rhode Island, USA);
March 6-7, 1936, auction of M. J. Perry (Anderson Galleries, Providence, Rhode Island, USA), lot 32;
collection of William Randolph Hearst;
April 5-6, 1963, auction of W. R. Hearst (Parke Bernet, New York, New York, USA), lot 60;
1963-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Frickenhaus, A. Lenäenvasen. Berlin, 1912, p. 36.

J. Marsden Perry. Sales cat., Anderson Galleries. Providence, Rhode Island, March 6-7, 1936, lot 32.

Beazley, J. Attic Red-figure Vase Painters. Oxford, 1956, p. 403, no. 37; 1963 ed., p. 621, no. 42 [attributed to Villa Giulia Painter].

William Randolph Hearst. Sales cat., Parke Bernet. New York, April 5-6, 1963, lot 60, (repr.).

Philippaki, B. The Attic Stamnos. Oxford, 1967, pp. 140-141, 154.

Beazley, J. D. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic black-figure Vase-Painters and to Attic red-Figure Vase-painters. Oxford, 1971, p. 398, Addenda 270.

Schone, A. Der Thiasos. Göteborg, 1987, pp. 178, 588.

Frontisi-Ducroux, F. Le dieu-masque: une figure du Dionysos à Athënes. Paris, 1991, L 8.

Miller, M. C. "The Parasol: An oriental Status-Symbol in late Archaic and Classical Athens," Journal of Hellenic Studies, vol. 112 (1992): pp. 91-105; p. 101.

Delavaud-Roux, M-H. "L'enigme des danseurs b arbus au parosol et les vases des Lénéennes," Revue archéologique, (1995): pp. 227-263, pp. 259-260.

Madigan, B. Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts. In Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 12. Leiden/Boston, 2008, pp. 46-47, cat. 62, (fig. 88-89).