Group R (Greek)
painted terracotta, Overall: 49.5 cm (19 7/16 in.). Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1928.859
The white-ground technique was the closest form to ancient wall painting. The artist covered the area of the vessel that was to be decorated with a thick white slip and then he drew the figures and subsidiary decoration on that ground. The scene is of three youths at a tomb.
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