Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Cycles Grenier, Pasquier (Tournai tapestries and related drawings) Tapestry 9: Penthesilea and Pyrrhus
Cycles Grenier, Pasquier (Tournai tapestries and related drawings) Drawings by the Coëtivy Master (perhaps models for the tapestries)
The War of Troy Main episodes The Amazons join the TrojansPriam welcoming Penthesilea
The War of Troy Main episodes The Amazons join the TrojansPenthesilea and the Amazons fighting the Greeks
The War of Troy Main episodes Neoptolemus summoned to lead the MirmidonsNeoptolemus armed by Ajax and Agamemnon
The War of Troy Battles
Further details
Left-hand side: Penthesilea welcomed by Priam; centre: Penthesilea fighting in the twenty-first battle; right-hand side: Neoptolemus putting on the armour of his father Achilles
ARTIST/CREATOR
Coëtivy Master (active c1450-1480)
DATE
late 15th century
LOCATION
Paris, Musée du Louvre, Département des Arts graphiques (inv. RF 2145)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
6
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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