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Oinochoe (Pitcher)

A work made of terracotta, decorated in the red-figure technique.
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  • A work made of terracotta, decorated in the red-figure technique.

Date:

end of 4th century BCE

Artist:

Attributed to the Mattinata Painter
Greek; Apulia, Italy

About this artwork

This vase depicts a woman wearing a chiton, a himation and a white sakkos (hat) sitting on an elaborate four-tier rock, holding a phiale (dish) out in her right hand and a large bunch of grapes back in her left. By her legs is a large and elaborate tambourine; to the far right is an elaborate sprouting floral.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Mattinata Painter

Title

Oinochoe (Pitcher)

Origin

Greece

Date

300 BCE–201 BCE

Medium

terracotta, decorated in the red-figure technique

Dimensions

38.1 × 13.9 × 13.6 cm (15 × 15 1/2 × 5 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1889.88

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