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GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Cycles Grenier, Pasquier (Tournai tapestries and related drawings) Tapestry 8: Death of Achilles
Cycles Grenier, Pasquier (Tournai tapestries and related drawings) Drawings by the Coëtivy Master (perhaps models for the tapestries)
The War of Troy Main episodes Death of AchillesAchilles murdered in the temple of ApolloShot with an arrow → Miscellaneous
The War of Troy Main episodes Death of AchillesAchilles murdered in the temple of ApolloWith statue of Apollo
The War of Troy Main episodes Death of AchillesAchilles murdered in the temple of ApolloHecuba present
The War of Troy Main episodes Death of TroilusTroilus killed by AchillesTroilus killed in battle
The War of Troy Battles
Further details
At the left the eighteenth battle, at the centre the death of Achilles in the temple of Apollo, into which he was lured by Hecuba to see Polyxena, at the right the nineteenth battle with Achilles killing Troilus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Coëtivy Master (active c1450-1480)
DATE
late 15th century
LOCATION
Paris, Musée du Louvre, Département des Arts graphiques (RF 2144)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
5
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
A. S. Cavallo, Medieval Tapestries in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 1993; J-P. Asselberghs, Les Tapisseries Tournaisiennes de la Guerre de Troie, Brussels 1972.
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RELATIONS
Louvre Arts Graphiques
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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