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Judgement of Paris

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2011-08-08 12:29:00.0
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2.96 MB
2480 x 3166 pixels
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Digital Media Bank ID: 11445
Description: Male nude on left holding a staff with three female nudes, all figures partially draped and set in a ruined classical building with Italiante countryside background.
Categories: Timeline/ 1920s, Collections / Fine Art  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Oil Painting
Title (of Artwork / Object): Judgement of Paris
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Harry Morley
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1929
Description (Object or Artwork): This painting by Harry Morley is in the the style of the early Italian masters. It shows a scene from classical mythology where three goddesses appear before Paris, Prince of Troy so that he may decide who is 'the fairest' of them for the prize of a golden apple. We see a male nude on the left leaning on a staff with three other nudes standing beside him. The scene is set in a ruined classical building with an Italian countryside background.
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Other Keywords: fine art, PCF, Public Catalogue Foundation, copyright

File info

Original Filename: fa001004_d01_ab10.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 2.96 MB; 2480 x 3166 pixels; 210 x 268 mm (print at 300 DPI); 656 x 838 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA001004