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N13.1 HYPNOS

Leda & the Swan | Apulian red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu
Catalogue No. Malibu 86.AE.680
Beazley Archive No. N/A
Ware Apulian Red Figure
Shape Loutrophoros
Painter Attributed to the Painter of Louvre MNB 1148
Date ca 350 - 340 B.C.
Period Late Classical

DESCRIPTION

Detail of Hypnos (sleep personified) from a painting depicting the story of Leda and the swan. The god appears as a naked, long-haired youth with winged boots and brow holding a (yew?) branch dripping with the somnolent waters of the Lethe.

ARTICLES

Hypnos

OTHER IMAGES

Thumbnail Leda

K1.11 Leda

Thumbnail Peitho

O6.4 Peitho

Thumbnail Zeus & Aphrodite

K10.1 Zeus

Thumbnail Astrape

T32.1 Astrape

Thumbnail Demeter & Plutus

K26.1 Demeter

Thumbnail Siren

O21.1 Siren