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T423, HERCULES, AFTER OVERTHROWING CACUS, SEIZES HIM WITH SUCH FORCE BY THE THROAT, THAT HE STRANGLES HIM. THE HANDS OF CACUS ARE FORMED LIKE CLAWS, TO INDICATE HIS RAPACITY. CORRIGENDA: HERCULES GRIPPING THE THROAT OF CACUS, WHO DISCHARGES VOLUMES OF FIRE AND SMOKE

  • Record Number: 40000453
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T423
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: HERCULES, AFTER OVERTHROWING CACUS, SEIZES HIM WITH SUCH FORCE BY THE THROAT, THAT HE STRANGLES HIM. THE HANDS OF CACUS ARE FORMED LIKE CLAWS, TO INDICATE HIS RAPACITY. CORRIGENDA: HERCULES GRIPPING THE THROAT OF CACUS, WHO DISCHARGES VOLUMES OF FIRE AND SMOKE
  • Inscription Greek: ΚΡΟΜΟΥ
  • Signature: Kromos
  • Last Recorded Collection: Bonhams, London: 19th of September 2012, lot 23
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.316
    • Christie's, London: 1839-2302
    • 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): 423
    • Private Collection
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