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Andromache Mourning Hector

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Year  1783
Artist  Jacques-Louis David
Location  The Louvre
Created  1783
Medium  Oil on canvas
Dimensions  2.75 m x 2.03 m
Period  Neoclassicism
Media  Oil paint
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Similar  Jacques-Louis David artwork, Artwork at The Louvre

Andromache Mourning Hector is a 1783 oil painting by Jacques-Louis David. The painting depicts an image from Homer's Iliad, showing Andromache, comforted by her son, mourning over her husband Hector, who has been killed by Achilles. This painting, presented on 23 August 1783, brought David election to the Académie Royale in 1784.

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