Brill’s New Pauly

Get access
Search Results: | 102 of 268 |

Baltimore Painter
(122 words)

[German version]

Apulian vase painter from the last quarter of the 4th cent. BC, named after a vessel in Baltimore. The Baltimore Painter (BP) painted mostly on vessels with large surfaces (volute kraters, amphoras, loutrophori, hydrias i.a.  Pottery, shapes and types of) with funerary scenes ( Naiskos vases), mythological scenes ( Bellerophon, assemblies of the gods) and Dionysian subjects; rarer are genre scenes, like images of women, weddings and Erotes. His presence and artistic work in Canosa ( Canusium) may be assumed as probable. The BP represents the last pinnacle of  Apuli…

Cite this page
Hurschmann, Rolf (Hamburg), “Baltimore 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 03 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e212200>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



▲   Back to top   ▲