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Attributed to Zanobi Strozzi: 'The Abduction of Helen'
This panel may have been part of a decoration for a piece of furniture, possibly a marriage chest.

Helen, the wife of King Menelaus of Sparta, is being carried off by Paris, together with other women from the Temple of Apollo and Artemis in Cythera, to a waiting ship. It was this action which precipitated the Trojan War.

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