User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Drinking cup (kylix) depicting athletes

Start collecting

Interior: Nude youth, profile to right, about to put on his cloak (himation) after bathing. His toilet kit hangs on the wall behind him. Exterior side A: Three youths exercise in presence of trainer. Exterior side B: Trainer watching two youths boxing.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Classical Period, about 480–470 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Caskey-Beazley, Attic Vase Paintings (MFA), no. 034.

Dimensions

Height: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.); diameter: 23.1 cm (9 1/8 in.).

Accession Number

01.8075

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels