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La prise de Troie.  [The capture of Troy.]

Image ID: 1624236

La prise de Troie. [The capture of Troy.] (1882-1914)

Image Details

Image Title

:  La prise de Troie. [The capture of Troy.]

Additional Name(s)

: Evrard -- Artist

Published Date

: 1882-1914

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 16 x 21 cm.

Notes

: Printed under image: "Ancient Greece[.] Coupe signée de Brygos (Musée du Louvre)[.] La prise de Troie[.]" [Cup signed by Brygos (Louvre museum). Capture of Troy.] Note 2.) The artist who decorated this cup by Brygos, a famous ancient Greek potter, has left a powerful record of the desperation and terror which occurred when a city fell to an enemy army. The Greek army has broken into Troy, and a Greek warrior in full armor stands over a wounded Trojan man, whose half-dressed state shows that he has been sleeping and unaware. A woman tries to defend the man with a wooden pestle used for pounding grain. A Troj ....
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Original Source

: From Histoire de l'art dans l'antiquité. (Paris : Hachette, 1882-1914) Perrot, Georges (1832-1914), Author. Chipiez, Charles (1835-1901), Author.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Warfare -- Ancient

Source Description

: 1 folder (24 pictures); 1 oversize folder (3 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON WARF-Anc

Digital ID

: 1624236

Record ID

: 1762692

Digital Item Published

: 9-19-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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