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Image Index > Music Scenes > Reclining symposiast listens to young flute-player


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A man on a banqueting couch leans back in reverie as he listens to a youth play the flute. This scene may link the musical and erotic themes on sides A and B of the cup.


Artist Douris
Date c. 470 BCE
   
Museum and Inventory Number Munich, Staatliche Antikensammlung 2646
   
References and Publications ARV2 437.128
D. Buitron-Oliver, Douris: A Master-Painter of Athenian Red-Figure Vases (Mainz 1995) no.173.
   
Other Views of Same Object 170 177
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