T1.7B GAEA & ERICHTHONIUS
|Museum Collection||Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond|
|Catalogue No.||Richmond 81.70|
|Beazley Archive No.||10158|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Manner of Kadmos Painter|
Detail of Gaea, goddess of the earth, holding her infant son Erichthonius. The earth-mother is depicted as a matronly woman with a generous figure. She wears an elaborate crown, or wreath, of sprouting spring flowers and bulbs.