Unknown. Named from the Castellani Collection, of which one of his vases was once a part
|Known for||Vase painting|
The Castellani Painter is especially well known for his drawings on Tyrrhenian Amphorae, of which he is considered the most significant painter. His work is distinguished by the use of a vegetal frieze above to animal friezes, as well as by his humorous depictions of large-headed humans and mythical creatures. His conventional name is derived from his name vase, once held in the Castellani Collection.
- John Beazley: Attic Black-Figure Vase-Painters, Oxford 1956, p. 94-106.
- John Boardman: Schwarzfigurige Vasen aus Athen. Ein Handbuch, Mainz 1977, ISBN 3-8053-0233-9, p. 41.
- Jeroen Kluiver: The Tyrrhenian Group of Black-figure Vases. From the Athenian Kerameikos to the Tombs of South Etruria, Amsterdam 2003 ISBN 90-72067-10-X
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