Artist Edinburgh Painter
  • Storage Jar
  • Amphora (alternate title)
Date early 5th century BCE
Medium clay
Dimensions Overall: 10 7/8 × 6 3/4 inches (27.6 × 17.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 63.10
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S2BB, Level 2 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, underside of base, in paint: #175
Inscribed, underside of base, in paint: SSW 12293 [W.R. Hearst collection number]
(Spink and Sons, Ltd. [est. 1666], London, England);
1935, sold to collection of William Randolph Hearst;
April 5-6, 1963, auction of W. R. Hearst (Parke Bernet, New York, New York, USA), lot 43;
1963-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Beazley, J. D. Attic Black-figure Vase-painters. Oxford, 1956, p. 478, no. 1, (repr.) [Attributed to Edinburgh Painter].

Auction of Willaim Randolph Hearst. Sales cat., Parke Bernet. New York, April 5-6, 1963, lot 43, (repr.).

Bulletin of the DIA 43, no. 2 (Spring 1964): p. 32.

Beazley, J. D. Paralipomena: Additions to Attic black-figure Vase-Painters and to Attic red-Figure Vase-painters. Oxford, 1971, p. 217.

Madigan, B. Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Arts. In Monumenta Graeca et Romana, vol. 12. Leiden/Boston, 2008, pp. 20-22, cat. 28, fig. 36-38.