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Title The Painter of Athens 1472: New Attributions
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About author Vas’ko, Dmitrii Sergeevich — M. A., laboratory assistant, the Antiquities department. The State Hermitage Museum, Dvortsovaia nab., 34, 199000, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.
In the section Art of the Ancient World DOI10.18688/aa166-1-3
Year 2016 Volume 6 Pages 3141
Type of article RAR Index UDK 7.032(38) Index BBK 85.12

The article deals with the oeuvre of the Painter of Athens 1472, identified by J. D. Beazley. On the basis of common traits of already attributed pieces we suggest enlarging the list of his works by 19 vessels: 14 pelikai and 5 bell-kraters. New attributions make it possible to distinguish three classes or grades of this vase-painter’s production which are in concordance with three segments of the market. Preliminary sketches on the high grade vessels were probably drawn by the Marsyas Painter, the most prominent artist of Kerch style and most likely the leading draughtsman of the workshop where the Painter of Athens 1472 worked. Typical gures which had been created in monumental art were repeatedly reproduced in their works. Heterogeneous and not always unassisted production of the Painter of Athens 1472 can be attributed to Kerch style, expressed more or less in his pieces.

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