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Attic Red-Figure Skyphos: Flute Player and Youth

Unknownca. 440-410 B.C.

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Details

  • Title: Attic Red-Figure Skyphos: Flute Player and Youth
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 440-410 B.C.
  • Type: amphora
  • Rights: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Lilly
  • External Link: http://www.imamuseum.org/mercury/load-artwork/29030
  • Medium: terracotta
  • wall label: Of the some eighty vases assigned to the Shuvalov Painter (named after one vase in a Russian collection), this is the only skyphos, or drinking cup.ÿ His figures are extremely delicate, with sheer drapery.ÿHe favored small shapes for pottery, and he has been called a miniaturist.
  • culture: Greek

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