Helen of Troy

“The Face That Launched a Thousand Ships.”
AKA
Helen of Sparta
Group
Portrait Year
900

According to Greek legend, she was the daughter of Zeus and Leda. She left her husband Menelaus for Paris of Troy, indirectly causing the Trojan war when Menelaus attacked Troy and took Helen back.

Restorers' Comment:  She was totally refurbished, including removing 50 years worth of accumulated grime.