- Identification and Creation
- Object Number
- Oinochoe (wine pitcher): Woman Playing a Lyre
- Work Type
- 490-480 BCE
- Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Attica
- Classical period, Early
Level 3, Room 3400, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Art, Ancient Greece in Black and Orange
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- Physical Descriptions
- 26.5 x 10.5 cm (10 7/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
- Inscriptions and Marks
- inscription: in Greek, "He is beautiful; She is beautiful."
- Lord Aldenham, England (pre 1903); sold [through Sotheby's London 1937(?)]; to David Moore Robinson, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1960.
Published in the Burlington Fine Arts Club Exhibition of Ancient Greek Art (London 1903), p. 107 no. 43, and see J.D. Beazley in Journal of Hellenic Studies 59 (1939) 153.
- State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
- Standard Reference Number
- Beazley Archive Database #13454
- Acquisition and Rights
- Credit Line
- Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of David M. Robinson
- Accession Year
- Object Number
- Asian and Mediterranean Art
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- Publication History
David Moore Robinson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum U.S.A.: volume 3, The Robinson Collection, Baltimore, MD, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1938), p. 20
Gisela M.A. Richter, Attic Red-Figured Vases, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT, 1958), p. 24-29
Joseph Veach Noble, The Techniques of Painted Attic Pottery, Watson-Guptill Publications (New York, NY, 1965), p. 84
[Reproduction only], Persephone, Classical Club of Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, Summer 1997 - Fall 1997)., p. 46.
- Exhibition History
The David Moore Robinson Bequest of Classical Art and Antiquities: A Special Exhibition, Fogg Art Museum, 05/01/1961 - 09/20/1961
[teaching exhibition], University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque
HAA132e The Ideal of the Everyday in Greek Art (S427) Spring 2012, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 05/12/2012
32Q: 3400 Greek, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 01/01/2050
- Subjects and Contexts
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