List of Greek vase painters


The following is a list of ancient Greek vase painters who have been identified either by name or by style. Because of the research of academics like John Davidson Beazley, Arthur Dale Trendall, Robert Manuel Cook, Darrell A. Amyx and Conrad Stibbe more than 2800 individual painters are known.

Interior of the Dionysus cup, by Exekias

Geometric period

Orientalizing period

Black-figure period

Red-figure archaic period

Red-figure classical period

Underitalian and Sicilian red-figure vase painters

See also


  • Paolo Enrico Arias, Max Hirmer, and B. B. Shefton. A History of Greek Vase Painting. London: Thames and Hudson Publishing, 1962.
  • Robert Manuel Cook. Greek Painted Pottery. London: Methuen Publishing, 1972.
  • Tom Rasmussen and Nigel Jonathan Spivey. Looking at Greek Vases. Cambridge [England], New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

External links

  • The Perseus Project - List of Vase Painters
  • Ancient Greek Pottery