Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Images of the Bothmer fragments

In March LM noted that Christos Tsirogiannis had linked fragments of an Attic red-figured cup from the Bothmer bequest to New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, to fragments in Rome attributed to the Euaion painter. It was not stated how Bothmer had acquired the fragments.

Tsirogiannis has pointed out to me that the MMA has removed the relevant image from its website. What is the reason?

The MMA has a responsibility to publish the full collecting histories of the fragments along with their images in case further connections can be made.

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