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Pistoxenus Painter
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Attic vase painter of the Early Classic Period, active about 480-460 BC, named after the skyphos in Schwerin (music lesson of Iphicles with Linus/baneful Heracles with his tattooed old Thracian nurse Geropso), signed by the potter Pistoxenus. The PP started as a pupil of the Antiphon Painter at the workshop of Euphronius [2] (his white-ground cup Berlin, SM 2282, signed by Euphronius, still shows in Achilles' figure the older style of representing the frontal eye with long eyelashes) and specialized in red-figured cups. These main…

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Böhr, Elke (Wiesbaden), “Pistoxenus 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 10 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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