|ATTIC RED-FIGURE LEKYTHOS FROM THE WORKSHOP OF BRYGOS
Possibly by the Painter of Villa Giulia 50508. A bearded man wearing a fillet, leans upon a knotty staff.
He wears only a bordered himation wrapped around him.
His right hand rests upon his waist
and in his left hand he holds a lyre. Fine style.
Ca. 490-480 BC
H. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm.)
Ex collection of a former Heidelberg Univ. professor, acquired 1972-1996, Switzerland; R.B. collection, St. Louis, Missouri, 2008-2018, purchased from Royal-Athena Galleries.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World,
vol. XIX (2008), no. 118.