Menu
Search
Main SiteGandhara ConnectionsVase Corpus (CVA Online)
Search

T1091, DEATH OF LAOCOON [HIS WHOLE BODY, AS WELL AS THOSE OF HIS TWO SONS, IS COMPLETELY ENFOLDED BY THE SERPENT]

  • Record Number: 40001129
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T1091
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: DEATH OF LAOCOON [HIS WHOLE BODY, AS WELL AS THOSE OF HIS TWO SONS, IS COMPLETELY ENFOLDED BY THE SERPENT]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΘΕΝΙΟΝ ΕΠΟΙΕΙ
  • Signature: Athenion
  • 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): V.374
    • Christie's, London: 1839-541
    • 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): 1091
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: A.II.86
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 72
    • Platz-Horster,G.: L'antica maniera. Zeichnungen und Gemmen des Giovanni Calandrelli in der Antikensammlung Berlin (2005): P.37
  • Comments: This could be Tiffany Charity Sale 982: Contest between Titans and Serpents, or T278
Image Image Image

Link to this record using the address https://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/record/9CD93540-1F89-4588-B3D4-E98C58882B02

Site map Copyright Accessibility Privacy statement Contact us
Gandhara Connections
Gandhara Connections on Facebook
Gandhara Connections on Twitter
Back to top