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Image Index > Music Scenes > Man courts modest boy holding lyre


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A man and a boy with lyre face each other. Is the man a music-teacher or a suitor? In view of the sides of this cup, he might be either. The boy has modest attire and a downcast gaze.


Artist Douris
Date c. 485 BCE
   
Museum and Inventory Number J. Paul Getty Museum 86.AE.290
   
References and Publications Beazley, Paralipomena 375.51 bis
D. Buitron-Oliver, Douris: A Master-Painter of Athenian Red-Figure Vases (Mainz 1995) no.88.

   
Other Views of Same Object 185 186
Similar Images 168
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