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T1130, THE DEATH OF ALMON AND GALESUS - ALECTO ASCENDING TO HEAVEN [ALECTO, WITH TORCH IN HAND HOVERING OVER THE DEAD BODIES OF THE LATIN SHEPHERDS TYRRHEUS AND GALESUS, WHICH ARE LYING STRETCHED ON A ROCK]

  • Record Number: 40001169
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T1130
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: THE DEATH OF ALMON AND GALESUS - ALECTO ASCENDING TO HEAVEN [ALECTO, WITH TORCH IN HAND HOVERING OVER THE DEAD BODIES OF THE LATIN SHEPHERDS TYRRHEUS AND GALESUS, WHICH ARE LYING STRETCHED ON A ROCK]
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΟΛΥΚΛΕΙΤΟΥ
  • Signature: Polyklet
  • Literary Source Record: Aeneid
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): VII.53
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1149
    • 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): 1130
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: 27.06.1854; lot 149
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