Museum Collection: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, USA
Catalogue Number: Malibu 86.AE.680
Beazley Archive Number: N/A
Ware: Apulian Red Figure
Painter: Attributed to the Painter of Louvre MNB 1148
Date: ca 350 - 340 BC
Period: Late Classical
Detail of the figure of Hypnos (sleep personified). The god is depicted with winged sandals and brow. He holds a (yew?) branch dripping with the somnulent waters of the river Lethe. The rest of the scene shows Zeus seducing Leda in the form of a swan. Hypnos puts the woman to sleep.