Hecuba discovers the body of her murdered son Polydorus
8 September 2021

A video dedicated to an exquisite drawing by Vincenzo Camuccini inspired by the epic drama of Polidorus' death and his mother Ecuba's ruthless revenge.

An extraordinary example that highlights the author's skill in the use of the graphic medium and in the depiction of the dramatic action and the figures' pathos.

Here are the reasons underlying such a small masterpiece on paper.

Maurizio Nobile.