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T41, JUPITER APPEARING TO ARCAS, STAYS HIS HAND AT THE MOMENT HE IS ABOUT TO DISCHARGE AN ARROW AT HIS MOTHER CALLISTO, WHOM, TRANSFORMED TO A BEAR, HE DOES NOT RECOGNISE

  • Record Number: 40000071
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T41
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: JUPITER APPEARING TO ARCAS, STAYS HIS HAND AT THE MOMENT HE IS ABOUT TO DISCHARGE AN ARROW AT HIS MOTHER CALLISTO, WHOM, TRANSFORMED TO A BEAR, HE DOES NOT RECOGNISE
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΘΕΝΙΟΝ
  • Signature: Athenion
  • Attributed To:
  • Literary Source Record: Ovid, Metam.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.59
    • Christie's, London: 1839-765
    • 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): 41
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: A.VI.8
    • Bonhams, London: 12.6.2003, 16 NO.41.3
    • Platz-Horster,G.: L'antica maniera. Zeichnungen und Gemmen des Giovanni Calandrelli in der Antikensammlung Berlin (2005): p.89
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