The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2082

Talbot's Attic Black-Figured Amphora c. 540 BC

Object details

Image size: h 17.8cm x w 16.0cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: album page

The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006
Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (01811); Talbot Album No. 7, FTM NB6

Owner: The British Library

Object owner number: Talbot Photo 12(53)

Collection: Talbot Collection

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2082

Talbot's Attic Black-Figured Amphora c. 540 BC

Keywords: Antiquities Archaeology Vase Art

This Amphora belonged to William Henry Fox Talbot and was sold at Sotheby's Auction (Antiquities lot 30) on 5 June, 2013. The auction catalogue describes the object:

An Attic Black-Figured Amphora of Panathenaic Shape, Attributed to Close to the Princeton Group, Circa 540 B.C. painted on one side with Athena Promachos between two columns each surmounted by an owl, and on the other side with a kithara player standing on a stepped podium between two seated draped youths, linked lotus buds and palmettes on the neck, the details in added red.

Image from the collections of the British Library (usage terms: Public Domain)

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