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English: Menelaus Painter (name vase)
Français : Peintre de Ménélas (vase éponyme)
English: Menelaus intends to strike Helen; struck by her beauty, he drops his swords. A flying Eros and Aphrodite (on the left) watch the scene. Detail of an Attic red-figure crater, ca. 450–440 BC, found in Gnathia (now Egnazia, Italy).
Français : Ménélas a l'intention de tuer Hélène mais, frappé par sa beauté, il lâche son épée. Un Éros volant et Aphrodite, à gauche d'Hélène, regardent la scène. Détail d'un cratère attique à figures rouges, 450-440 av. J.-C., découvert à Gnathia (actuelle Egnazia, Italie).
Dimensions Diam. 30.2 cm (11 ¾ in.)
Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, Sully wing, Campana Gallery
Accession number G 424
Credit line Campana Collection, 1861
References Beazley, ARV2 1077,5; Add2 326
Source/Photographer Jastrow (2006)


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