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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Thetis in the Workshop of Hephaestus; Thetis Showing the Armor to Achilles: Two Designs for Ceiling Panels in the Galeria d'Iliade, Palazzo Milzetti, Faenza", 1802–05

type: Drawing

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In upper drawing, Vulcan shows shield made for Achilles to Thetis. In lower drawing, Thetis shows armor to Achilles, who sits in his tent beside dead Patroclus. Girl mourns; warriors observe from behind.


Felice Giani


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