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The Trojan Horse
The Trojan Horse
Attrib. To:
Date:
ca. 1790
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Pen And Brown Ink (iron Gall?) With Wash And White Gouache (partially Oxidized) On Moderately Thick Cream Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 328 x 471 mm (12 15/16 x 18 9/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no. 19 ,

Accession Number:
1963.24.236
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

THE TROJAN HORSE, gathering of hundreds of Trojan citizens, Trojan Horse in background outside of city walls, leader with elfish helmet beckons to a young warrior hostage with hands tied behind his back, goddess figure stands by Trojan leader with flowing garment draped over her person, sense of tension and anticipation fills scene.