Explanation

  • Penthesilea was the queen of the female warriors, the Amazons. During the Trojan War there is an encounter between Achilles and Penthesilea. In the heat of battle, he falls in love with her, but it is too late: his spear has already pierced her heart.

Dimension

  • Diameter 67 cm
    • Pierre César Labouchère
  • 1829