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GODS & MYTHS
Historia Troiana
Cycles Grenier, Pasquier (Tournai tapestries and related drawings) Tapestry 10: Death of Penthesilea and treachery of Aeneas and Antenor
Events before the Trojan War Ulysses and Diomedes demand the return of Helen, Priam refuses
The War of Troy Main episodes Threatening portents in Troy
The War of Troy Main episodes The theft of the PalladiumUlysses persuades Antenor and Aeneas to steal the Palladium
The War of Troy Main episodes The theft of the PalladiumAntenor and Aeneas bribe the priest and take the Palladium
The War of Troy Main episodes The Amazons join the TrojansPenthesilea killed by Neoptolemus in battle
Further details
Left-hand side: twenty-third battle with death of Penthesilea; centre: top: Antenor and Aeneas persuaded by Ulysses to betray Troy; bottom: Ulysses and Diomedes come to the gate pretending to come in peace; right-hand side: top: Antenor takes the Palladium; bottom: Prodigia denoting the end of Troy
ARTIST/CREATOR
Coëtivy Master (active c1450-1480)
DATE
late 15th century
LOCATION
Paris, Musée du Louvre, Département des Arts graphiques (inv. RF 2146)
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
7
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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