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Attic Red Figure Oinochoe

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Young man fully armed stands before white-haired father, seated. [Label text]: A young, armed man bids farewell to his elderly father before departing for battle on this pitcher.


By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in London.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Classical Period, about 430–420 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece


18.9 cm (7 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World