Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • Nestoris (two–handled jar), ca. 360–350 b.c.; red–figure
    Attributed to the Painter of New York 52.11.2 (Greek, active ca. 360–320 b.c.)
    Greek, South Italian, Lucanian
    Terracotta; H. with handles 15 in. (38.1 cm), H. without handles 13 9/16 in. (34.5 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1952 (52.11.2)

    On the body, obverse: youth extending a bird toward a woman
    Reverse: two youths
    On the neck, obverse and reverse: head and wings of Nike

    While most shapes in South Italian vase painting depend on Attic models, the nestoris is indigenous. It developed from the Messapian trozella and was adopted in Lucania earlier than in other regions, such as Apulia.

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  • Nestoris (two-handled jar), ca. 360–350 B.C.; red-figure
    Attributed to the Painter of New York 52.11.2 (Greek, active ca. 360-320 B.C.)
    Greek, South Italian, Lucanian
    Terracotta; H. with handles 15 in. (38.1 cm), H. without handles 13 9/16 in. (34.5 cm)
    Rogers Fund, 1952 (52.11.2)

    On the body, obverse: youth extending a bird toward a woman
    Reverse: two youths
    On the neck, obverse and reverse: head and wings of Nike


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