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Anger of Achilles for the Loss of Briseis, 18th century

  • John and Josiah Boydell, English
  • Domenico Cunego, Italian, 1727-1794
  • Gavin Hamilton, English, 1723-1798

Etching and engraving in ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 17 7/8 × 24 3/4 inches (45.4 × 62.9 cm) Sheet: 20 3/8 × 26 7/8 inches (51.8 × 68.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S340

Inscribed, in plate below image, lower left: Gavinus Hamilton Pinxit. Inscribed, lower right: Dominicus Cunego Sculpsit. Inscribed, center bottom margin: The anger of Achilles for the Loss of Briseis. | From the Original Picture in the Collection of Lord Viscount Palmerston. Inscribed, bottom left edge of plate: Published by John & Josiah Boydell, No. 90 Cheapside, London Inscribed, bottom right edge: See Popes Homers Iliad. Vol. 1 Book 1.

July 1886, H. W. Lord. Mrs. James E. Scripps [Harriet J.]

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Domenico Cunego; after Gavin Hamilton, Anger of Achilles for the Loss of Briseis, 18th century, etching and engraving in ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S340.