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ITALIAN VASE PAINTING in ITALY, # 2 (76.50) Bell-Krater Attributed to the Pisticci Painter Developed style. about 445-425 B.C. A: Three figures are walking in procession to the right. At the left is a bearded man wearing a himation and laurel wreath and carrying a staff in his right hand. Ahead...

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By date unknown: Thomas Gold Appleton Collection (according to Robinson, Catalogue, no. 2: purchased by him of Alessandro Castellani. Said to have come from Ruvo); gift of Thomas Gold Appleton to MFA, 1876

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gold Appleton

Greek, South Italian, Classical Period, about 445–425 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Lucania, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Vase-Painting in Italy (MFA), no. 002.


29.4 cm (11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Red Figure


The Ancient World