|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 Peitho from a painting depicting the tale of Leda and the Swan.
Peitho, the goddess of persuasion, assists Zeus in his seduction of the Spartan queen Leda. She holds a ball of twine in one hand and is accompanied by a white dove bearing a sash. Her hair is bound in braids and she wears a tiara crown, necklace, bracelets and earrings.