Gallery Greek Vase Paintings K1 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings K2 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings K3 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings K4 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings M1 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings N1 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings O1 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings P1 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings P2 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings T1 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings T2 Gallery Greek Vase Paintings T3 Gallery Ancient Greek & Roman Scultpture S1 Gallery Ancient Greek & Roman Scultpture S2 Gallery Ancient Greek & Roman Scultpture S3 Gallery Ancient Greek & Roman Fresco F1 Gallery Ancient Roman Mosaic Z1 Gallery Ancient Roman Mosaic Z2
Greek Gods & Myth Home

Galleries Ancient Greek & Roman Art
Peitho, goddess of persuasion | Greek vase, Apulian red figure loutrophoros

O6.4 PEITHO

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
Shape: Loutrophoros
Painter: Attributed to the Painter of Louvre MNB 1148
Date: ca 350 - 340 BC
Period: Late Classical

SUMMARY

Detail of the figure of Peitho (seductive persuasion personified). Peitho oversees Zeus' seduction of Leda in the shape of a swan. She holds a ball of twine, and a sash-carrying dove flies overhead.

ARTICLES

Peitho

OTHER IMAGES OF VASE

       
 
 
Theoi Project Copyright © 2000 - 2011, Aaron Atsma