'Coriolanus Receiving the Roman Women', plaquette

'Coriolanus Receiving the Roman Women', plaquette

'Coriolanus Receiving the Roman Women'
Plaquette
North Germany
About 1580
Lead
Museum no. 1646-1856

Coriolanus was a Roman general who was banished from Rome. He planned an assault on Rome but his wife, mother and children pleaded with him not to attack, which is the scene depicted here.