Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Cycles Grenier, Pasquier (Tournai tapestries and related drawings) Tapestry 11: Sack of Troy
The War of Troy Main episodes The Trojan HorseThe Trojans pull the horse into the city
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroyPriam killed by NeoptolemusPriam killed in the temple of Apollo → Alone
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroyTrojan women taken prisonerCassandra → Miscellaneous
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroyTrojan women taken prisonerHelen → Recovered by Menelaus
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroySacrifice of PolyxenaHecuba entrusts Polyxena to Antenor, who delivers her to Neoptolemus
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroySacrifice of PolyxenaNeoptolemus sacrificing Polyxena at Achilles's tomb → Alone
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroyMiscellaneous
SOCIAL LIFE
Authors, scholars and philosophers
Scholar in their studio
Further details
Top left: Capture of Helen; left half: Entry of the Trojan Horse; centre right: Neoptolemus kills Priam, above (left) Polyxena is entrusted to the traitor Antenor, (right) Ajax taking Hecuba and Cassandra; right: Neoptolemus kills Polyxena; at the very right the author
ARTIST/CREATOR
Coëtivy Master (active c1450-1480)
DATE
late 15th century
LOCATION
Paris, Musée du Louvre, Département des Arts graphiques (inv. RF 2147)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
8
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; B. Kurth, Die Blütezeit der Bildwirkerkunst zu Tournai und der Burgundische Hof, Wien 1917
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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
Contact
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