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T259, MERCURY CONFIDING THE INFANT BACCHUS TO INO-LEUCOTHOE, THE SISTER OF SEMELE, THAT HE MIGHT BE EDUCATED BY HER, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE HYADS, THE HOURS, AND THE NYMPHS. CORRIGENDA: MERCURY COMMITTING THE INFANT BACCHUS TO THE CARE OF INO

  • Record Number: 40000290
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T259
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: MERCURY CONFIDING THE INFANT BACCHUS TO INO-LEUCOTHOE, THE SISTER OF SEMELE, THAT HE MIGHT BE EDUCATED BY HER, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE HYADS, THE HOURS, AND THE NYMPHS. CORRIGENDA: MERCURY COMMITTING THE INFANT BACCHUS TO THE CARE OF INO
  • Inscription Greek: ΔΙΟΣΚΟΥΡΙΔΕΣ
  • Signature: Dioskourides
  • Last Recorded Collection: Paris, Cabinet des médailles, Bibliothèque nationale de France: H2869, inv 366
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravées antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.26
    • Christie's, London: 1839-2290
    • Prendeville, J.: Explanatory catalogue of the proof-impressions of the antique gems possessed by the late Prince Poniatowski and now in the possession of John Tyrrell, Esq. (1841): 259
    • Seguin, (Jean-Charles)
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