Oil flask (lekythos)
about 460 B.C.
Manner of the Aischines Painter
Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens
Height: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Red Figure
Not On View
Youth with jumping weights at starting post. Neck and handle broken and mended.
By date unknown: said to be from Gela; by date unknown: Baron Gaspare Giudice Collection, Agrigento (sold in Rome, Santamaria, 1957 ?, Cat. Giudice Sale, lot 181A); purchased at the Giudice sale by Herbert Hoffmann; gift of Herbert Hoffmann to MFA, December 11, 1963
Gift of Herbert Hoffmann