Animal Style (Greek vase painting style)

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Scope note
A vase painting style based on Orientalizing motifs that was particularly popular in Corinth and eastern Greece. Animals, both real (felines, birds, bulls, boars, goats, deer, dogs, and hares) and imagined (sirens, sphinxes, and griffins), are the predominant decorative motif.
Animal Style
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024