201063, ATHENIAN, Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts, 95.61

  • Vase Number: 201063
  • Fabric: ATHENIAN
  • Technique: RED-FIGURE
  • Shape Name: KANTHAROS
  • Provenance: ITALY, ETRURIA, VULCI
  • Date: -525 to -475
  • Inscriptions: NIKOSTHENES
    Signature: NIKOSTHENESEPOIESEN
  • Attributed To: Akin to EPELEIOS P by BEAZLEY
    Akin to NIKOSTHENES P by BEAZLEY
    NIKOSTHENES POTTER by SIGNATURE
  • Decoration: A: EROTIC, YOUTHS AND NAKED WOMEN ON TABLE WITH CUSHIONS, SOME WITH PHALLOI, PHALLOS, CAGE AND PIPES CASE SUSPENDED, BOWL, BOOTS
    B: EROTIC, YOUTHS AND NAKED WOMEN, BAG (?) SUSPENDED, NONSENSE INSCRIPTIONS
  • Current Collection: Boston (MA), Museum of Fine Arts: 95.61
  • Publication Record: American Journal of Archaeology: 88 (1984) PL.41.4 (FOOT)
    Antike Kunst: 12 (1969) PL.9.1-3 (A,B)
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-Figure Vase-Painters, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1963): 123, 132
    Beazley, J.D., Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, 1st ed. (Oxford, 1942): 104
    Beazley, J.D., Attische Vasenmaler des rotfigurigen Stils (Tubingen, 1925): 43.3
    Blondell, R. and Ormand, K. (eds.), Ancient Sex: New Essays (Columbus, 2015): 64-65, FIGS.1.8A-B (A AND B)
    Boardman, J., & LaRocca, E., Eros in Greece (London, 1978): 86 (A,B)
    Boardman, J., Athenian Red Figure Vases (London, 1975): FIG.99 (A, PART OF B)
    Carpenter, T.H., with Mannack, T., and Mendonca, M., Beazley Addenda, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1989): 177
    Dover, K., Greek Homosexuality (London, 1978): R223 (A)
    Immerwahr, H., Attic Script, A Survey (Oxford, 1990): PL.26.109 (PART OF A)
    Johns, C., Sex or Symbol, Erotic Images of Greece and Rome (London, 1982): 120, FIG.97 (A)
    Kilmer, M.F., Greek Erotica on Attic Red-Figure Vases (London, 1993): PL. AT P.146, R223 (PART AND DRAWING OF A, DRAWING OF PART OF B)
    Kondoleon, C., and Segal, P.C. (eds.), Aphrodite and the gods of love (Boston, 2011): 4, 114-115, NO.94 (COLOUR OF A AND PARTS OF B)
    Lear, A., and Cantarella, E., Images of ancient Greek pederasty, Boys were their gods (London and New York, 2008): 120, FIG.3.10 (A)
    Licht, H., Sittengeschichte Griechenlands (Dresden, 1925-28): III, 199
    Peschel, I., Die Hetare bei Symposium und Komos in der attisch rotfigurigen Malerei des 6.-4. Jhs. v.Chr. (Frankfurt, 1987): PLS.38-39 (A, B)
    Reinsberg, C., Ehe, Hetarentum und Knabenliebe im antiken Griechenland (Munich, 1989): 100, FIGS.49A-C (DRAWING OF A, B)
    Tsingarida, A. (ed.), Shapes and Uses of Greek Vases (7th-4th centuries B.C.), Proceedings of the Symposium held at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 27-29 April 2006 (Brussels, 2009): 339, FIG.2 (PART)
  • AVI Web: https://www.avi.unibas.ch/DB/searchform.html?ID=2796
  • AVI Record Number: 2649
  • CAVI Collection: Boston 95.61.
  • CAVI Lemma: RF kantharos. From Vulci. Unattributed{1}. Nikosthenes, potter. Last quarter sixth.
  • CAVI Subject: A: love making. B: the like.
  • CAVI Inscriptions: Nonsense: litter of letters between the figures. A: .εο. γρεοσ. νοσε. σε. νοεσεο. ν[.]ο. εσο. εσο, retr. and upside down. B: νοσε(ε). σεο. οσ(ε)οεο. σεοπιεο. νααρε(λ)ο(π). νσεσε[.]εεσε. (α)σεοπεο. On the reserved foot profile: Nικοσθενες εποιε[σ]εν.
  • CAVI Footnotes: {1} "The general style is akin to Epeleian ... although one or two particulars smack of the Nikosthenes Painter," Beazley.
  • CAVI Number: 2649
  • AVI Bibliography: Vorberg (1932), 1 and 108. — ARV[2] (1963), 132. — Immerwahr (1984), 342, pl. 41,4 (foot). — Add.[2] (1989), 177. — AttScr (1990), no. 943, fig. 109 (part of A).
  • Pleiades URI: https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/413393
  • Coordinates: 42.421429,11.702499
  • Pleiades Coordinates: 42.419009,11.6298975
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