Attic Red-Figure Skyphos: Flute Player and Youth

 
Culture
Greek
Creation date
Materials
terracotta
Credit line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Lilly
Accession number
47.39
Collection
Currently On View In
Leah and Charles Redish Gallery - K312

Of the some eighty vases assigned to the Shuvalov Painter (named after one vase in a Russian collection), this is the only skyphos, or drinking cup.  His figures are extremely delicate, with sheer drapery. He favored small shapes for pottery, and he has been called a miniaturist.

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Of the some eighty vases assigned to the Shuvalov Painter (named after one vase in a Russian collection), this is the only skyphos, or drinking cup.  His figures are extremely delicate, with sheer drapery. He favored small shapes for pottery, and he has been called a miniaturist.