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- Series: History of Achilles
Briseis restored to Achilles; outside a tent, Briseis approaching from the right, gently pushed forward by Nestor while Achilles rushes towards her from the left, others onlooking beyond, the dead Patroclus lying in the tent in left background; within decorative frame with sculptured terms of Hermes and Concordia on either side, cornucopia in foreground, a cartouche with garlands and putti above; after an oil-sketch by Peter Paul Rubens. 1679
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Height: 290 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 285 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- This is one from a series of eight, for comment see 1891,0414.1199.
This plate is after the oil sketch now in Detroit, in the Institute of Arts, inv.no.53.356.
Lit.: E. Haverkamp Begemann, The Achilles Series, London, 1975, pp.51-54.
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