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T1083, VENUS IN A CLOUD APPEARING TO AENEAS [AENEAS ADDRESSING VENUS AS SHE ASCENDS TO HEAVEN, AFTER HER INTERVIEW WITH HIM IN THE LIBYAN WOOD]

  • Record Number: 40001123
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T1083
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: VENUS IN A CLOUD APPEARING TO AENEAS [AENEAS ADDRESSING VENUS AS SHE ASCENDS TO HEAVEN, AFTER HER INTERVIEW WITH HIM IN THE LIBYAN WOOD]
  • Inscription Greek: ΜΥΡΤΟΝ
  • Signature: Myrton
  • Last Recorded Collection: Victoria and Albert Museum, London: 949-1853
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): VII.7
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1440
    • 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): 1083
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: 1853-216
  • Size: 28X37, 18X23
  • Comments: SET IN GOLD FILIGREE MOUNT, WITH A LINE OF BLACK ENAMEL.
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