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James Barry
1741–1806

The Education of Achilles

Full screen

Medium
Pen and brown ink over pencil on paper
Size
13 ¾ × 10 ⅝ inches · 350 × 270 mm
Notes
Signed lower right: ‘J Barry Inv.’, inscribed verso: ‘Phthengomia ois Themis estin thusan epithestho Bebeloir / pasin omois – Orpheus -.’
Stamped lower left with an unidentified collectors mark: ‘CHB’.
Collections
  • Alister Mathews;
  • Ralph Holland, acquired from the above, June 1951; 
  • By descent until 2013.

Private collection, USA