Fragmentary drinking cup (kylix) with man vomiting
Late Archaic Period
about 490–480 B.C.
the Brygos Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 023.
Length (max.): 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Greek Classical Gallery (Gallery 215B)
Within a meander border on the interior of a cup, a bearded man wearing a cloak (himation), a wreath, and holding a staff in his hand, bends over a bowl into which he is vomiting. The vomit is rendered in added purple, indicating the excessive wine he has drunk.
By 1910: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: bought in Naples); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, June 2, 1910, for $4,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 10.159-10.230)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund and Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution