Kylix (Drinking Vessel) with Woman Sacrificing

Kylix (Drinking Vessel) with Woman Sacrificing. Attica, ca. 490-480 BCE. Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio, United States.

The image on this vessel is attributed to Makron, a painter active in ancient Athens. Though only one signed example of his work seems to have survived, more than 350 red-figure vessels have been attributed to him. Unlike many other painters,who worked at many pottery workshops throughout their careers, Makron seems to have worked steadily with Hieron, a potter who also signed his works.

.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s