Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Cycles Grenier, Pasquier (Tournai tapestries and related drawings) Tapestry 6: Preparations for a fight between Achilles and Hector and battle with a Centaur
Cycles Grenier, Pasquier (Tournai tapestries and related drawings) Surviving Tapestries and fragments
The War of Troy Main episodes Death of HectorPriam forbidding Hector to go to battle
The War of Troy Main episodes Death of HectorAndromache urges Hector not to fight AchillesWith Astyanax
Further details
right-hand section: top: Andromache urging Hector not to go to war; bottom: Priam urging Hector not to go to war
ARTIST/CREATOR
Grenier, Pasquier (active 1447-1493) (workshop) probably
DATE
circa 1470 - 1490
LOCATION
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art (inv. 39.74)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
A. S. Cavallo, Medieval Tapestries in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 1993, pp.229-49
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RELATIONS
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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