Pelike

Greek
Classical Period
about 440 B.C.
The Painter of the Dwarf Pelike


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 059.

Dimensions

Height: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

76.45

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Side A: Youth in himation, followed by a dwarf with African features and a dog.
Side B: Youth standing in profile to right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Thomas G. Appleton Collection (purchased from Alessandro Castellani and said to be from Capua); gift of Thomas G. Appleton to MFA, 1876

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gold Appleton