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T52, JUPITER CAPTIVATED BY THE BEAUTY OF IO, DAUGHTER OF THE RIVER IANACHUS, DESCENDED TO EARTH IN A THICK CLOUD AND SURPRISED THE NYMPH [FLYING THROUGH THE CLOUD]

  • Record Number: 40000081
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T52
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: JUPITER CAPTIVATED BY THE BEAUTY OF IO, DAUGHTER OF THE RIVER IANACHUS, DESCENDED TO EARTH IN A THICK CLOUD AND SURPRISED THE NYMPH [FLYING THROUGH THE CLOUD]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΕΤΙΟΝΟΣ
  • Signature: Aetionos
  • Literary Source Record: Ovid, Metam.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.72
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1533
    • 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): 52
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