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1839-600, CADMUS PROSTRATING HIMSELF BEFORE THE HEIFER, WHICH WAS TO INDICATE TO HIM THE PLACE WHERE HE WAS TO BUILD THEBES

  • Record Number: 40001674
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: 1839-600
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: CADMUS PROSTRATING HIMSELF BEFORE THE HEIFER, WHICH WAS TO INDICATE TO HIM THE PLACE WHERE HE WAS TO BUILD THEBES
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΛΛΙΟΝ
  • Signature: Allion
  • Attributed To:
  • Literary Source Record: Ovid, Metam.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: A.VI.13
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.112
    • Daktyliothek Poniatowski 1832, Antikensammlung Berlin: 149
    • Christie's, London: 1839-600
    • Platz-Horster,G.: L'antica maniera. Zeichnungen und Gemmen des Giovanni Calandrelli in der Antikensammlung Berlin (2005): P.89
  • Comments: Glass impression in a private collection, curated by Alenka Simončič, National Gallery of Slovenia.
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