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Achilles Discovered with the Daughters of Lycomedes
  • Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini
    born: Venice, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy) ; died: Venice, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy)
  • Achilles Discovered with the Daughters of Lycomedes, early 1700s
  • Where object was made: Venice, Italy
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 97.2 x 132.1 cm
    Canvas/Support: 38 1/4 x 52 in
    Weight: 45 lbs
  • Gift of A.W. Kincade
  • Not on display
  • 1975.0035
Label Text

Figures in an interior. Torso view of woman in white, yellow, and blue holding sword in both hands center. Half-length figure in red and saffron left with his back to the viewer. He has a turban around his head of stripped fabric. Older man with a white beard and turban far left. He wears white fabric with green stripes. Three female figures in the bottom left quadrant, two in profile and one three quarters view. All have curly brown hair. Green drapery in the top left corner, square column in the center background, and sky in the top right corner.