Achilles and the Daughters of Lycomedes by James Thornhill

The drawing is a sketch for Thornhill's painting on the staircase at Hanbury Hall, Worcestershire, executed about 1710 for Thomas Vernon, an eminent lawyer.

Details

Medium:
Pen & brown ink
Dimensions:
16 x 12 cm
Acquired in:
1983
Presented by:
Joseph McCrindle through The Art Fund

It shows Menelaus recruiting allies for the Trojan war.

Provenance

From the Manning Gallery, London. Given through the Lutece Foundation , New York.

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