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An episode in the Iliad: a warrior, aided by Athene in a chariot, picks up a boulder to throw at an archer aided by Ares. Watercolour by S. Rigaud, 1795.

  • Rigaud, Stephen Francis Dutilh, 1779-1861.
Date
March 1795
Reference
3005081i
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Description

Similar episodes are found in the Iliad book V (297-351: Diomedes, supported by Athena, picks up a rock and throws it at Aeneas), book XIV (406-420: Ajax casts a rock at Hector), and book XVI (410-415: Patroclus hurls a rock at Erylaus)

Publication/Creation

[London?] : S.F. Rigaud, March 1795.

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour ; sheet 38.6 x 56.9 cm

Lettering

S.F. Rigaud March 1795

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 3005081i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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