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Achilles about to kill Hector, Pallas Athena between them

Artist:
Giovanni Maria Benzoni (Italian, Songavazzo, near Clusone (Lombardy) 1809–1873 Rome)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Italian, Rome
Medium:
White marble
Dimensions:
Pedestal, 33-1/4 x 33 in. (84.5 x 83.8 cm); L. 46 in. (116.8 cm.)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lawrence Kip, 1899
Accession Number:
99.9d
Not on view
One of four panels (99.9c–f) that originally decorated the sides of the marble pedestal of 99.9a, b, Hector and Andromache. This relief, the first relief of the sequence, derives from Homer's Iliad XXII, 305-65.
Mrs. Lawrence Kip (until 1899; to MMA)
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