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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)WFD/PRINT/33
TitleNaval Battle between Trojans and Greeks, Giovanni Battista Scultori
Datemid-late 16th century
Extent1 outsize item
DescriptionEngraving of a naval battle inspired by the work of Guilio Romano, originally engraved 1538.
Image: May be a representation of an episode from Book 14 of Homer's Iliad due to the presence of the chariot of Poseidon in the waves at the left. The nude male figure in the foreground may be the lord of the sea, described as leading the Greeks with a long sword in hand. The warrior lying on the ground beneath him may be the Trojan prince Hector.

Includes inscription 'I B MANTUANUS / Sculptor 1538'.

There are six states of the engraving. This print is from the second state.
Access StatusOpen


CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/30Westfield College; 1882-1989; Higher Education Institution