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Image Index > Courtship Scenes > Youth And Boy In Conversation


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A youth and boy in conversation. The youth leans forward rather anxiously, supported by his staff, positioned at a 45 degree angle. The boy leans forward only slightly and remains tightly wrapped in his cloak, but he does reveal interest by reciprocating eye contact.


Artist Naples Painter
Date c. 435 BCE
   
Museum and Inventory Number London, British Museum E416
   
References and Publications ARV2 1100.55
   
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This website makes available to the public the first two chapters of Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents, edited by Thomas K. Hubbard and published by University of California Press in April 2003. The index also lists the rest of the sourcebook's contents; the book may be ordered at www.ucpress.edu, list price $34.95 paperback. In addition, a file of close to 200 pertinent artistic images is assembled, including those published in the sourcebook and many others. Acknowledgement is made to University of California Press for permission to reproduce this material, as well as to the various museums that have granted permission to use their photographic images. Comments may be directed to Prof. Hubbard at tkh@mail.utexas.edu.