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GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
The Aftermath of the WarAgamemnon Orestes avenges AgamemnonFuries at the tomb of Agamemnon
The Aftermath of the WarAgamemnon Orestes avenges AgamemnonOrestes kills ClytemnestraIn the presence of the dead Aegisthus
Orestes
Census of Antique Art Known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesRome, Palazzo Giustiniani
After the death of Clytemnestra Orestes seeking refuge in Delphi, with the sleeping furies in the temple
Further details
At the left the furies at the tomb of Agamenon (Orestes not shown), in the centre Orestes killing Aegisthus and Clytemnestra, at the right Orestes with the sleeping furies in the temple of Delphi
ARTIST/CREATOR
Girolamo da Carpi (1501-1556) (attributed)
DATE
circa 1550
LOCATION
New York, Sotheby's (lot 35; beforehand London, Christie's, 8 December 1981, lot 23) (14 January 1987)
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RELATIONS
Census database
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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