Athena Sending the Furies to Punish the Daughters of Cerops with Madness by Felice Giani

Athena stands on the left in battle garments with right hand raised and holding a lance.

Details

Medium:
Pen and brown ink with brown wash over black chalk
Dimensions:
13 x 18 cm
Acquired in:
1999
Presented by:
Jock Palmer through The Art Fund

Her left hand holds a shield. The Furies sweep out in front of her in figural form. Through the arcade behind the group can be seen the buildings of a town.

Provenance

With Yvonne ffrench; Terence Hodginson, by whom bequeathed to Jock Palmer

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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