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Hydria

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On shoulder, Dionysos with six satyrs and maenads; on body, an aged father looks on as two sons, assisted by grooms, prepare quadriga. Put together from many pieces. Attributed by Mary B. Moore to the Rycroft Painter.

Provenance

By 1899: said to have been seen in the art market in Rome; by 1903: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Archaic Period,

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

CVA Boston 2, pl. 083; 085, 1.

Accession Number

03.880

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Black Figure

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels