Greek red figure Fat Boy Group skyphosG39
A red figure pottery skyphos decorated on both sides with a figure of a naked athlete holding a strigil and facing a robed attendant.
The distinctive chubby proportions of the figures allows an attribution to the Fat Boy Group workshop of painters in Athens.
Greek, Athens, mid to late 4th Century BC
10 x 14 cms
Handles lost, body repaired from three large pieces; foot chipped on one side and general surface wear
Ex. private collection, Senlis, France; acquired mid to late 20th Century
An old pencil inventory number on the base: “255A”
A fragment by the same hand may be found in the Pushkin State Museum, Russia: