Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
WorshipDelphic oracle
Historia Troiana
Cycles Grenier, Pasquier (Tournai tapestries and related drawings) Tapestry 3: Departure of the Greeks
Cycles Grenier, Pasquier (Tournai tapestries and related drawings) Drawings by John Carter after lost tapestries in the Painted Chamber, Palace of Westminster
Events before the Trojan War The Greeks prepare for war Achilles and Patroclus visit the Oracle of DelphiCalchas counsels Achilles and Patroclus at Delphi
Events before the Trojan War The Greeks prepare for war Achilles and Patroclus visit the Oracle of DelphiAchilles and Patroclus consult the Oracle
Events before the Trojan War The Greeks prepare for war Menelaus mourning the rape of Helen
Events before the Trojan War The Greeks travel to Troy The Greeks attack Tenedos
The War of Troy Battles
Further details
Drawing after lost tapestry, showing its left and centre thirds; bottom left: Lament of Menelaos; Achilles at the Oracle in Delphi and Patroclus speaking to the seer Calchas; conquest of Tenedos
ARTIST/CREATOR
Carter, John (1748-1817)
DATE
1799
LOCATION
London, Victoria & Albert Museum (inv. E.2235-1924)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
A. S. Cavallo, Medieval Tapestries in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 1993, p. 245.
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RELATIONS
Victoria and Albert Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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