Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Events before the Trojan War The Greeks prepare for war The sacrifice of IphigeniaIphigenia at the altar
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroySacrifice of PolyxenaNeoptolemus sacrificing Polyxena at Achilles's tomb → Alone
Further details
The cloud lurking next to the Obelisk may suggest that the woman is Iphigenia, soon to be hidden in a cloud and lifted away, and not Polyxena
ARTIST/CREATOR
Italian or French
DATE
18th century
LOCATION
New York, Sotheby's (18 July 1996)
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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