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Eos lifting up the body of her son Memnon

Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Artist/Maker Signed by Douris (painter) and Kalliades (potter)
So-called “Memnon pieta”: Eos lifting up the body of her son Memnon. Kalos inscription. Interior from an Attic red-figure cup, ca. 490/80 BC. From Capua, Italy.
Dimensions H. 12 cm (4 ½ in.), Diam. 26.9 cm (10 ½ in.)
Credit line Former collection of Charles Hippolyte de Paravey; purchase in public auction, 1873
Accession number G 115
Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, Sully, 1st floor, room 43, case 21
References Beazley, Attic Red-figured Vase-Painters (1963), 434, 74.
Photographer/source User:Bibi Saint-Pol, 2007-05-09

Douris' signature :ΔΟΡΙΣ ΕΓΡΑΦΣΕΝ

another version of Jastrow (2006)
See also
Menelaus Paris Louvre G115

Menelaus Paris Louvre G115

Eos and Memnon (color version)

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