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T367, HERCULES GIVING THE BODY OF DIOMEDES TO BE DEVOURED BY HIS OWN HORSES

  • Record Number: 40000397
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T367
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: HERCULES GIVING THE BODY OF DIOMEDES TO BE DEVOURED BY HIS OWN HORSES
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Apollonides
  • Attributed To:
  • Literary Source Record: Moritz
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.245
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1540
    • 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): 367
    • Catalogue of A Rare Collection of Antique and Medieval Gems, (...) for the Charity Organization Society (...) of NY; Tiffany, 10.-16.3.1902: lot 984
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: A.VI.7
    • Platz-Horster,G.: L'antica maniera. Zeichnungen und Gemmen des Giovanni Calandrelli in der Antikensammlung Berlin (2005): P.89
  • Comments: The Calandrelli drawing does not correspond with the impression. A different engraver was chosen to illustrate the subject.
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