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Providence Painter (E21_Person, Concept)

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


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Providence Painter (en), Providence-Maler (de), Pittore di providence (it), Peintre de Providence (fr)Additional labels


The Providence Painter is an Athenian red-figure painter active ca. 475-450 BCE. The name derives from a neck amphora (Providence, Rhode Island School of Design 15.005; BAPD 207352) showing Apollo with a kithara. Other shapes are the Panathenaic amphora, hydria, lebes gamikos, stamnos, lekythos, oinochoe, column krater, and cups. Subjects include Dionysos and followers, other gods and goddesses, the Apotheosis of Herakles, women (domestic activities, pursuit scenes), athletes, warriors, revelers (“komasts”), and a wedding. Some findspots are Etruria (Cerveteri, Vulci), sites in southern Italy and Sicily, Athens (Acropolis, Agora), Eretria, Thebes, Ampurias (Spain), and Al Mina.

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