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Fifty Days at Iliam: Shades of Achilles, Patroclus, and Hector

Cy Twombly, American, 1928 - 2011

Made in Italy, Europe


Oil, oil crayon, and graphite on canvas

9 feet 10 3/8 inches × 16 feet 1 inches × 1 3/4 inches (300.7 × 490.2 × 4.4 cm)

© Cy Twombly Foundation

Curatorial Department:
Contemporary Art

* Gallery 285, Modern and Contemporary Art, second floor (Gray Charitable Trust Gallery I)

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Credit Line:
Gift (by exchange) of Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White, 1989

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