Presentation on theme: "Quiz to date incl some Exekias BA 1. How tall is the Francois vase? 2. How many of the 270 figures on Francois are named with inscriptions? 3. Who painted."— Presentation transcript:
Quiz to date incl some Exekias BA 1. How tall is the Francois vase? 2. How many of the 270 figures on Francois are named with inscriptions? 3. Who painted the Lydos column krater? 4. How tall is the Lydos vase? 5. What style is the Lydos vase? This is one of the first of its kind. 6. How is the mood conveyed on Lydos? 7. What date is the Exekias belly amphora? 8. Who potted Exekias? 9. Who painted it? 10. What’s the vase following the Exekias belly amphora?
Basic Facts Note the potter, painter, date & size What is special about Exekias? (two things) Note the shape & function What may have Exekias invented?
Inscriptions Describe the inscriptions on the vase
Side A Note the subject of the scene Describe: -Achilles -Ajax -the two shields
Composition Side A What is on the handles (see p.19)? What frames the frieze above? Describe the symmetry How many ground lines are there? How do the shields, spears & backs of the warriors follow the shape of the vase?
Painting Technique Side A Describe: -the incision -the added colours -the drapery What aspects of realism are shown?
Side B Briefly explain the myth on this side of the vase Describe the added colour & incised details Explain the areas of the vase where Exekias has paid particular attention to detail
Composition Side B What are the three focal points and the purpose of them? How many groundlines are there? How is depth created? How is symmetry created?
Comparing Exekias to Lydos Draw a venn diagram and complete showing the similarities and differences between the Lydos and Exekias vases
So how good was Exekias?? Many artists tried to replicate his style… but! Some had disastrous consequences…