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Danae & the Golden Shower | Greek vase, Lucanian red figure krater

K1.14 DANAE & THE GOLDEN SHOWER

Museum Collection:  Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue No.:  Louvre Ca925
Beazley Archive No.: N/A
Ware: (Lucanian?) Red Figure
Shape: Krater
Painter: --
Date: ca 450 - 425 BC
Period: Classical

SUMMARY

The Argive princess Danae reclining on a couch is impregnated by Zeus in the guise of a golden shower.

ARTICLES

Zeus

 
 
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