Briseis and Achilles by G F Watts

The large fresco depicts a scene from the Iliad, where Achilles watches Briseis being led away from his tent.


Remounted fresco
138 x 610 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Lord Lansdowne through The Art Fund

Grant was paid towards the cost of cutting the fresco from the wall at Bowood and transporting it to the Gallery.


Lord Lansdowne, Bowood House, Wiltshire.

Venue details

Watts Gallery – Artists' Village Down Lane, Compton Surrey GU3 1DQ 01483 810235

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