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Pig Painter (E21_Person, Concept)

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


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Pig Painter (en)


The Pig Painter is an Athenian red-figure painter active ca. 470-450 BCE and a member of the Mannerist Group. The name derives from a pelike (Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum 9.17; BAPD 206456) showing men and pigs. Other shapes are the column-krater, hydria, and neck amphora. Subjects include Dionysos and followers, the symposion, revelers (“komasts”), athletes, and Theseus. Some findspots are the Athenian Agora, Corinth, Olympia, Camiros (Rhodes), sites in southern Italy and Sicily, Naukratis, and Kerch.

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