THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART

Mythology in the Art | Greek mythology | Helen
1. CERAMICS. Greece.
Abduction of Helen by Theseus and Pirithous (?).
Black-figure vessel. Attic.
By the Amasis Painter.
Clay. 550—525 BCE.
Berlin, State Museums.
2. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Departure of Chryseis.
Fresco of the 4th style from Pompeii (V. 2. 14).
45—79 CE.
Inv. No. 119690.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
3. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Departure of Chryseis.
Fresco of the 4th style from Pompeii (V. 2. 14).
45—79 CE.
Inv. No. 119690.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
4. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Departure of Chryseis (or abduction of Helen).
Fresco from Pompeii.
45—79 CE.
Inv. No. 9108.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum, Hall LXXIII.
5. SCULPTURE. Magna Graecia.
Helen and Andromache with the infant Astyanax mourning the death of Hector.
Sandstone. Metope from the temple of Hera at the mouth of the river Sele.
Mid-6th century BCE.
Paestum, National Archaeological Museum.
6. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Fall of Troy: Menelaus captures Helen; Ajax drags Cassandra away from the statue of Athene in the presence of Priam.
Fourth style. 50—79 CE.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park of Pompeii, House of Menander (I, 10, 4, wing).
7. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Ajax the Lesser dragging Cassandra from the Palladium in view of Priam.
Fresco in the room 4 of the house of Quintus Poppaeus Sabinus (“House of Menander”).
Fourth style. 60—79 CE.
Pompeii, Archaeological Park of Pompeii, House of Menander (I, 10, 4, wing).
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Trojan slab (Tabula Iliaca).
Calcite. 1st century BCE.
Inv. No. 316.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Doves.
9. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Landing of Paris and Helen.
Lost fresco from the Palatine palace.
Rome, Palatine.
10. PAINTING, GRAPHICS.
Venus persuades Helen to love Paris.
Angelica Kauffmann (1741—1807).
Oil on canvas.
Inv. No. ГЭ 5350.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
11. PAINTING, GRAPHICS.
Venus persuades Helen to love Paris. Fragment.
Angelica Kauffmann (1741—1807).
Oil on canvas.
Inv. No. ГЭ 5350.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Etruscan cinerary urn.
Alabaster. 2nd—1st century BCE.
Verona, Museum-Lapidarium of Maffei.
13. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Abduction of Helen, wife of Menelaus, king of Sparta, by the Trojan prince Paris.
Relief of the front of Etruscan cinerary urn.
Alabaster.
2nd—1st century BCE.
Verona, Museum-Lapidarium of Maffei.
14. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Abduction of Helen, wifw of Menelaus, king of Sparta, by the Trojan prince Paris.
Relief of the front of Etruscan cinerary urn.
Alabaster. Late 2nd — early 1st century BCE.
68 × 47 cm.
Inv. No. 28132.
Verona, Museum-Lapidarium of Maffei.
15. SCULPTURE. Etruria.
Abduction of Helen, wife of Menelaus, king of Sparta, by the Trojan prince Paris.
Front relief of an Etruscan cinerary urn.
Alabaster. Second half of the 2nd century BCE.
Inv. No. I 1035.
Vienna, Museum of Art History.