Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroySacrifice of PolyxenaPolyxena taken by Neoptolemus
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroySacrifice of PolyxenaNeoptolemus sacrificing Polyxena at Achilles's tomb → Alone
Further details
Drawing for a tapestry in Madrid, Palacio Real
ARTIST/CREATOR
Vermeyen, Jan Cornelisz. (c1500-c1559) or Coecke van Aelst, Pieter the Elder (1502-1550) As of January 2017, the Louvre website classes it as anonymous Netherlandish work, with an old attribution to Vermeyen and an uncertain new attribution to Coecke van Aelst
DATE
2nd quarter 16th century - mid 16th century
LOCATION
Paris, Musée du Louvre, Département des Arts graphiques (inv. 19073)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Crick, Oud Holland, 1927, pp. 172-173; Frits Lugt, Inventaire général des dessins des écoles du Nord, Maîtres des anciens Pays-Bas nés avant 1550, Paris 1968, vol. 1, no. 207
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RELATIONS
Louvre
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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