about 540–520 B.C.
Painter The Swing Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
CVA Boston 1, pl. 03.
Height: 52 cm (20 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Black Figure
Not On View
Side A: Departure of a warrior, in a quadriga. On the ground, facing the warrior, a woman; a man and woman stand behind the horses, and a warrior and a woman facing them.
Side B: Three groups of two figures each (1) and (3) two men conversing (2) a man with helmet and sword (Arming scene) and a woman with a shield. Surface painted over.
By 1889: with Pio Marinangeli, Rome (said to be from Corneto Tarquinia); March 1889: purchased by R. Lanciani from Pio Marinangeli; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1889
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution