K1.11 LEDA & THE SWAN
|Museum Collection||The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu|
|Catalogue No.||Malibu 86.AE.680|
|Beazley Archive No.||N/A|
|Ware||Apulian Red Figure|
|Painter||Attributed to the Painter of Louvre MNB 1148|
|Date||ca 350 - 340 B.C.|
Detail of the figures of Leda, the swan and Hypnos. Zeus seduces Leda in the form of a swan. Hypnos (sleep personified) puts her to sleep with the dripping water of the river Lethe. Peitho the goddess of persuasion and seduction attends the scene.