|ATTIC RED-FIGURE COLUMN KRATER BY MYSON
A nude komast walking to right, a himation over his shoulder and outstretched left arm. He holds a skyphos in his right hand and a staff in his lowered left. Rev: nude komast a large vessel held up in both hands.
Ca. 500-480 BC
H. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm.)
Ex collection of John Kluge, Charlottesville, Virginia, acquired from Royal-Athena in 1980; J. Z. collection, Rumson, New Jersey.
|Myson is known as the father of the Mannerists. In Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, p. 562, Beazley calls him the "founder of the style; the early Mannerists were his pupils" and are depicted as such in their workshop on a hydria by the Leningrad Painter now in Milan (ARV, 571,73).|