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T304, PENELOPE CARESSING THE GOAT INTO WHICH MERCURY HAD CHANGED HIMSELF [ON MOUNT TAYGETUS]

  • Record Number: 40000335
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T304
  • Material of Original Gem: Amethyst
  • Description: PENELOPE CARESSING THE GOAT INTO WHICH MERCURY HAD CHANGED HIMSELF [ON MOUNT TAYGETUS]
  • Inscription Greek: ΔΕΜΟΦΙΛΟΣ
  • Signature: Demophilos
  • Literary Source Record: Ovid, Metam.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Private Collection: Lausanne
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.144
    • Christie's, London: 1839-640
    • 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): 304
    • Scarisbrick, (Charles), Esq.
    • Southesk, (James Carnegie, 9th Earl of): no. S 6
    • Christie's, London: May 15, 1861, lot 14
    • Southesk, (Earl of): x
    • Wagner, C.; Boardman, J.: A Collection of Classical and Eastern Intaglios, Rings and Cameos (2003): no.666
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