|ATTIC RED-FIGURE NOLAN AMPHORA BY HERMONAX
Nude frontal Dionysos wearing a laurel wreath and cloak draped over his arms from behind, stand, holding a thyrsos, looking to the right.
Reverse: a nude satyr holding an oinochoe, wineskin, and a thyrsos, strides to the left.
Ca. 470-460 BC
H. 14 3/8 in. (36.4 cm.)
Ex North German private collection.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2009, no. 103; J. Eisenberg, One Thousand Years of Ancient Greek Vases II, 2010, no. 82.
Hermonax was a pupil of the Berlin Painter.
Cf. The neck amphorae: Louvre G376 (ARV2 488,68: Dionysos); Altenburg, Lindenau Museum. 289 (ARV2 487,62: Satyr); Moscow, Pushkin Museum. 601 and 1071 (ARV2 488,75-76: Satyr)