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Cage Painter (E21_Person, Concept)

Canonical URI: http://kerameikos.org/id/cage_painter


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Cage Painter (en), Peintre de la Cage (fr), Käfig-Maler (de)


The Cage Painter is an Athenian red-figure painter active ca. 490-480 BCE. The name derives from a cup from Orvieto (London, British Museum 1901.5-14.1; BAPD 203642) showing a boy holding a bird-cage. Shapes are the cup and pyxis. Subjects include athletes, the symposion, men, and youths. Findspots are Orvieto, Tarquinia, and Chiusi.

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