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T251, GALATEA, THE SEA-NYMPH, ESCAPING FROM POLYPHEMUS, WHO HAS CRUSHED HER LOVER ACIS [POLYPHEMUS, SEATED ON A ROCK, CASTING A STONE AT ACIS]

  • Record Number: 40000282
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T251
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: GALATEA, THE SEA-NYMPH, ESCAPING FROM POLYPHEMUS, WHO HAS CRUSHED HER LOVER ACIS [POLYPHEMUS, SEATED ON A ROCK, CASTING A STONE AT ACIS]
  • Inscription Greek: ΚΡΟΜΟΥ
  • Signature: Kromos
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.13
    • Christie's, London: 1839-357
    • 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): 251
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 13
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