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Andocides Painter
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(AP). Anonymous Attic vase painter of the late Archaic Age (530-515 BC), named after the potter Andocides, with whom he worked (five of the 17 vessels ascribed to him -- with the exception of three eye-bowls, all are big-bellied amphoras of the so-called model A -- are signed by Andocides). He is regarded as a pupil of  Execias and as inventor of  red-figured vase painting, for which his images belong to the earliest evidence; there are additionally, experiments with white-grounded decorating (amphoras in New York and Paris). Seven vessels are so-called  bilingual vases,…

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Wehgartner, Irma (Würzburg), “Andocides Painter”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 24 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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