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Title
La prise de Troie
Additional title: The capture of Troy
Names
Evrard (Delineator)
Brygos Painter (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Warfare -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882 - 1914
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Topics
Pestles
War casualties
Armor -- To 499
Shields -- To 499
Warriors -- Greece -- To 499
War destruction & pillage -- To 499
Greeks -- Clothing & dress -- To 499
Trojan War
Pottery, Greek
Genres
Reproductive prints
Notes
Source note: Histoire de l'art dans l''antiquité. (Paris : Hachette, 1882-1914) Perrot, Georges (1832-1914), Author. Chipiez, Charles (1835-1901), Author.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 16 x 21 cm
Tinted lithograph.
Description
"Coupe signée de Brygos (Musée du Louvre)"--lettered on border.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 Trojan woman and boy look on in fear from the left and right sides of the scene.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1582d100-c5c0-012f-33a0-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1882: Issued (Approximate)
  • 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. "La prise de Troie" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882 - 1914. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-473d-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. "La prise de Troie" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-473d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1882 - 1914). La prise de Troie Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-473d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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La prise de Troie