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(Ψίαξ/Psíax, signature ΦΣΙΑΧΣ). Attic vase painter of the transitional period between the black-figured and red-figured techniques, of both of which he was a master; active c. 525-505 BC. His signature as painter is preserved on two red-figured alabastra, which are also signed by the potter Hilinus. Richter has identified P. with the Menon Painter, who is named after the signature of the potter; his work comprises some 50 vases today. Apart from Hilinus and Menon, P. also worked for the potter Andocides (Andocides Painter), whose signature is preserved on a blac…

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Mommsen, Heide (Stuttgart), “Psiax”, 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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