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Title
Thetis bringing the armor to Achilles
Additional title: Achilles mourning the death of Patroclus
Names
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Achilles

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Ach
Topics
Achilles (Greek mythology)
Death
Mythology
Grief
Deathbeds
Mothers and sons
Helmets
Arms & armament
Nude in art
Trojan War
Patroclus (Greek mythology)
Thetis (Greek mythology)
Shields
Genres
Art reproductions
Notes
Content: Detail from the painting by Benjamin West.
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 24.6 x 17.1 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9553e3c0-c5be-012f-e630-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1738: Creator Born
  • 1820: Creator Died
  • 1892: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Thetis bringing the armor to Achilles" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-19cf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Thetis bringing the armor to Achilles" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-19cf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1892). Thetis bringing the armor to Achilles Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-19cf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Thetis bringing the armor to Achilles