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.

Details

Medium:
Remounted fresco
Dimensions:
138 x 610 cm
Acquired in:
1956
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.

Provenance

Lord Lansdowne, Bowood House, Wiltshire.

Venue details

Watts Gallery – Artists' Village Down Lane, COMPTON Surrey GU13 1DQ 01483 810235 www.wattsgallery.org.uk

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