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T375, HERCULES BEARING THE GLOBE ON HIS SHOULDERS, WHILST ATLAS GATHERS FRUIT [REQUESTING ATLAS TO RELIEVE HIM OF IT]

  • Record Number: 40000405
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T375
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: HERCULES BEARING THE GLOBE ON HIS SHOULDERS, WHILST ATLAS GATHERS FRUIT [REQUESTING ATLAS TO RELIEVE HIM OF IT]
  • Inscription Greek: ΔΙΟΣΚΟΥΡΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Dioskourides
  • Attributed To:
  • Literary Source Record: Moritz
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum, London: BM MLA HG cat. 836. Hull Grundy Gift, 1978
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.257
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: A.II.54
    • Daktyliothek Poniatowski 1832, Antikensammlung Berlin: 103
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1336
    • 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): 375
    • Platz-Horster,G.: L'antica maniera. Zeichnungen und Gemmen des Giovanni Calandrelli in der Antikensammlung Berlin (2005): P.35
    • Rudoe, J. in M. Jones (ed.): Fake? (1990): 154a
    • Rudoe, J. 'The faking of gems in the eighteenth century' in: Why Fakes Matter (1992): p.30, no.7
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