Artist Domenico Cunego, Italian, 1727-1794
Artist after Gavin Hamilton, English, 1723-1798
Publisher John and Josiah Boydell, English
  • Anger of Achilles for the Loss of Briseis
Date 18th century
Medium etching and engraving in ink on wove paper
Dimensions 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)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S340
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions 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)