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Page history last edited by nick tucciarelli 11 years ago

Penelope Surprised by Suitors - 1905 - from a translation of The Odyssey of Homer by American Romantic poet William Cullen Bryant (in four volumes - held by the McCune Art and Books Collection Fund).


Penelope Weaving fresco by Giovanni Stradano (Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, Italy) 



Penelope Surprised by Suitors


Penelope Unraveling her Work at Night 1886: silk embroidered tapestry by Dora Wheeler (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)


Penelope Unraveling Her Web: a painting of Penelope by Joseph Wright of Derby 1783 - 1784 (from the Getty Museum)


Penelope and the Suitors 1912: painting by John William Waterhouse (Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums in Scotland)


1608: Roman copy of Greek work from 5th century BC: sculpture by unknown artist (Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Museum in Copenhagen, Denmark)


Penelope 1843: sculpture by Jens Adolph JerichaĆ¼ (Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Museum, Copenhagen Denmark)


Penelope and Odysseus 1802: painting by Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein (Landesmuseum Oldenburg, Germany)


Penelope Weaving a Shroud 1895: color etching and aquatint by Max Klinger (Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, San Francisco) 


Odysseus, in the guise of a beggar, tries to be recognized by Penelope ca. 450 BC: terracotta relief by unknown artist (Louvre Museum, Paris, France)


Penelope - Statue in the Vatican, Rome.  


6 ft. tall bust statue of Penelope -  http://www.sandiego6.com/news/local/story/Fallbrook-Artist-Has-Sculpture-Unveiled-at/YhiCSqB3_0mvL8WlLdTgeQ.cspx


 Penelope at Her Loom - Chiussi 1831


Penelope carrying bow of Ulysses to Suitors - http://www.mccunecollection.org/images/Odyssey%20of%20Homer/%5B4-033%5D%20Penelope%20carrying%20bow%20of%20Ulysses%20to%20the%20suitors.%20pg.%2056.jpg

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