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37, Double portrait (profile right): Alfonso II d’Este andLucretia de’ Medici (Scarisbrick). Busts of Omphale, wearing the lionskin and exposing one breast, and Herakles. Possibly Ptolemaic portraits.

  • Record Number: 40004849
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 37
  • Period of Original Gem: Renaissance
  • Material of Original Gem: Lapis Lazuli
  • Description: Double portrait (profile right): Alfonso II d’Este andLucretia de’ Medici (Scarisbrick). Busts of Omphale, wearing the lionskin and exposing one breast, and Herakles. Possibly Ptolemaic portraits.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1057
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 319
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 37
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 25x21
  • Comments: Set in a plain gold ring.
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