Artist circle of Berlin Painter, Greek
Title
  • Oil Jar depicting Zeus Pursuing a Woman, possibly Aegina
  • Lekythos (alternate title)
  • Attic Lekythos with Scene of a Man Pursuing a Woman (alternate title)
Date 470 BCE
Medium clay
Dimensions Overall: 17 5/8 × 6 inches (44.8 × 15.2 cm)
Overall (diam of base): 3 7/8 inches (9.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Hill Memorial Fund, William H. Murphy Fund, Dr. and Mrs. Arthur R. Bloom Fund and the Ancient Art General Fund
Accession Number 81.827
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S2AA, Level 2 (see map)
(Claudio B. Bertolin, Mount Clemens, Michigan, USA);
1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Peck, W. H. "Curatorial Reports--Ancient Art," Bulletin of the DIA 60, no. 1-2. 1981-1982, pp. 11-2 (fig. 9).

Image and Artifact: Ancient Art from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., DIA Statewide Services Travelling Exhibition. Detroit, Feb. 5, 1984 - Dec. 16, 1985, cat. 39, repr.

Madigan, B. Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts. Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 12. Leiden/Boston, 2008, pp. 55-56, cat. 71 (fig. 102) [attributed to the Nikon Painter].