Chrysis Painter

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The Chrysis Painter was an anonymous ancient Greek red-figure vase painter who worked in Athens around 420–410 BC.[1] He is identified by his name vase, a hydria now kept in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (accession number 06.1021.185).[2] [3] which has the name "Chrysis" (ΧΡΥΣΙΣ) inscribed next to the figure of a woman. He has been described as belonging to the school of the Dinos Painter.[4]

A total of five pieces have been ascribed to the Chrysis painter.[3] Another of them is kept in the British Museum in London (vase E503).[1]


  1. ^ a b British Museum database
  2. ^ Metropolitan Museum of Art, Online catalog
  3. ^ a b John Davidson Beazley, Attic red-figured vases in American museums, Harvard University Press, 1918. p. 183.
  4. ^ John Davidson Beazley, Attic red-figure vase-painters, Vol. 2. Oxford: Clarendon, 1963. p.1158f.