Unlike many other vase painters of this period, Makron does not seem to have worked with a variety of potters, moving from workshop to workshop. Instead, he appears to have had a steady collaboration with the potter Hieron. Strongly associated with Hieron, Beazley attributes all but three vases signed by Hieron as potter to Makron as painter, whereas earlier scholarship did not associate the two. Adolf Furtwängler was the first to do so.
^The Getty Museum - Biography of MakronA vase-painter in Athens from about 490 to 480 B.C., Makron worked exclusively in the red-figure technique. He specialized in the decoration of cups, but occasionally worked with other types of vessels. Most of his vases depict scenes from daily life: revelry, athletics, or erotica.
^John Davidson Beazley (1963). Attic red-figure vase-painters. Oxford University Press.