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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.

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Attic Red-figure Column Krater by Myson
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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).

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