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T902, DEATH OF GORGYTHION [TEUCER CONCEALED BEHIND THE SHIELD OF AJAX, LAUNCHING AN ARROW AT GORGYTHION, WHO IS FALLING BACKWARDS, TRANSFIXED WITH THE ARROW]

  • Record Number: 40000940
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T902
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: DEATH OF GORGYTHION [TEUCER CONCEALED BEHIND THE SHIELD OF AJAX, LAUNCHING AN ARROW AT GORGYTHION, WHO IS FALLING BACKWARDS, TRANSFIXED WITH THE ARROW]
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΟΛΥΚΛΕΙΤΟΥ
  • Signature: Polyklet
  • Attributed To:
  • Literary Source Record: Homer, Ilias; transl. J.H.Voss (1793)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Sotheby's, London: 13 December 2020: lot 69
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.255
    • Christie's, London: 1839-660
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: A.III.46
    • 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): 902
    • Platz-Horster,G.: L'antica maniera. Zeichnungen und Gemmen des Giovanni Calandrelli in der Antikensammlung Berlin (2005): P.66
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