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Geras Painter (E21_Person, Concept)

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


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Geras Painter (en)


The Geras Painter is an Athenian red-figure painter active ca. 480-470 BCE. The name derives from a pelike (Paris, Louvre G234; BAPD 202622) showing Herakles and Geras (“old age”). Other shapes are the neck amphora, kraters, hydria, and stamnos. Subjects include Dionysos and followers, Ganymede, Theseus, Europa, Aktaion, Triptolemos and Demeter, and Herakles. Findspots are Vulci, Nola, sites in Sicily, and Locris (Greece).

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