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K32.5 THE LOVESICK PHAEDRA

Lovesick Phaedra | Apulian red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection British Museum, London
Catalogue No. London F272
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Apulian Red Figure
Shape Krater, Calyx
Painter Attributed to the Laodamia Painter
Date ca 350 B.C.
Period Late Classical

DESCRIPTION

Side A1: The lovesick Phaedra is plagued by a winged Eros (Love). Her elderly nurse stands beside her with arms raised in an expressive gesture.
Side A2: Battle of the Lapiths and Centaurs (see other image).
Side B: Dionysus and his retinue of Satyrs and Maenads (not shown).

ARTICLES

Eros

OTHER IMAGES

Thumbnail Centaurs & Lapiths

O12.4 Centaurs