H1.2 DANAE & PERSEUS
|Museum Collection||Rhode Island School of Design Museum, New York|
|Catalogue No.||RISD 25.084|
|Beazley Archive No.||208348|
|Ware||Attic Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Icarus Painter|
|Date||ca 480 B.C.|
|Period||Late Archaic / Early Classical|
Danae and her young son Perseus are set adrift at sea in a chest. The pair are surrounded by a flock of seagulls.
This image is a montage of two photos of the vase.