Vase Painters

Artists who specialize in decorating pottery by applying two-dimensional designs using paint made of metallic oxides or other pigments held in suspension in slip or another medium. The term is particularly used to refer to Ancient Greek artists who worked in these media.

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vaasschilders Dutch
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Artists who specialize in decorating pottery by applying two-dimensional designs using paint made of metallic oxides or other pigments held in suspension in slip or another medium. The term is particularly used to refer to Ancient Greek artists who worked in these media.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300263263. The J. Paul Getty Trust.