|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 Hypnos from a painting depicting the tale of Leda and the Swan.
Hypnos, the god of sleep, is depicted as a naked, long-haired youth with winged boots and a winged brow holding a (yew?) branch. In myth his wand dripped with the somnolent waters of the river Lethe.