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Painter of The Vatican Mourner (E21_Person, Concept)

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


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Painter of The Vatican Mourner (en), Maler der Trauernden im Vatikan (de), Painter of the Vatican Mourner (fr)Additional labels


The Painter of the Vatican Mourner is an Athenian black-figure painter active ca. 560-540 BCE, who has been associated with Group E. The name derives from an amphora from Vulci (Rome, Vatican 350; BAPD 310352) featuring a woman mourning over a deceased warrior (perhaps Eos and Memnon). Shapes are mostly the amphora and other large vessels. Scenes are of the Trojan War along with wedding and funerary iconography. Known findspots include Italy, Sicily, Naukratis, and Athens.

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