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Brygus Painter
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Attic vase painter, working around 495 to 475 BC. This cofounder of one of Athens' important bowl workshops was associated with  Euphronius, and left behind a large number of disciples, painting in a variety of styles ( Foundry Painter,  Dokimasia Painter). In addition to approximately 200 bowls, he also painted other forms of vases for the symposium, most prominent amongst them scyphi, rhyta, and canthari ( Pottery, shapes and types of). They are full to bursting with human figures, animals, objects, as well as architectural detail and suggestion…

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Lezzi-Hafter, Adrienne (Kilchberg), “Brygus 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 June 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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