The Murder of Agamemnon

(Clytemnestra hesitates before killing the sleeping Agamemnon. On the left, Aegisthus urges her on. Oil on canvas, 1817.

Artist/Maker Baron Pierre-Narcisse Guérin ( 13.3.1774 - 16.7.1833 )

Dimensions H. 3.42 m (11 ft. 2 ½ in.), W. 3.25 m (10 ft. 7 ¾ in.)

Credit line Purchase, 1819

Accession number Inv. 5185

Musée du Louvre, Paris, France

Department of Paintings, Denon, first floor, room 75


See also : Greek Mythology. Paintings, Drawings - , - Mythology Images

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