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By Marion True, Jiri Frel, Dietrich von Bothmer

The eloquent great thing about the vases produced within the workshops of the traditional Greeks is represented through a range of items from the wonderful inner most choice of Molly and Walter Bareiss that spans greater than 1000 years of the craft. From a pleasant miniature stirrup vase relationship ca. 1300 B.C. to major examples of the molded vases from Augustan Rome, the Bareiss assortment incorporates a fabulous consultant assortment, guided via a convinced intuition for the original great thing about layout and drawing. Assembled during this short catalogue are illustrated discussions of forty-seven of the masterpieces from the 258 vases presently on personal loan to the Getty Museum. Dietrich von Bothmer, Chairman of Greek and Roman artwork on the Metropolitan Museum of paintings, introduces this most vital assortment, one with which he has been in detail concerned because its notion, advising, learning, studying, or even piecing jointly shattered vases. Following the person catalogue entries is a whole list of an extra 205 vases which are on mortgage to the Getty Museum.

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As usual, Herakles wins without any effort. The unbroken vase, with its brilliant glaze, is an outstanding example of the organic unity of shape and decoration. 37 25. C. Height: 36 cm. Checklist no. 115. 24. C. Height: 40 cm. Checklist no. 112. His cheeks puffed full of air, a boy plays the flute for a reveler who is just old enough to grow a downy beard. They must be about to leave a symposion—a provision basket hangs on the wall, the youth wears a wreath, and the boy sports a large red ribbon in his hair.

Others, less numerous but not less distinguished, preferred to paint pots, perhaps because the larger surfaces offered a better opportunity for monumental creations. The names of the two best pot painters remain unknown; one is called the Kleophrades Painter after a potter in whose atelier he worked for a while, the other is the Berlin Painter, whose name amphora is in a museum in that city. Two vases in the Bareiss Collection represent two phases of the Berlin Painter's art: the neck amphora (No.

This unity of curves and reverse curves was difficult to decorate. Late black- and early red-figure artists tried somewhat unsuccessfully to impose a rectangular panel on the shoulder as they had done on the earlier form. Later red-figure artists found a happier solution. Rather than avoid the awkward slope between shoulder and neck, they either accentuated it with an unframed composition (as here) or ignored it completely. 26. C. 1 cm. 5 cm. Checklist no. 143. 27. C. 2 cm. 1 cm. Checklist no. 144.

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