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Laocoön and his two sons being attacked by serpents

Artist:
Marco Dente (Italian, Ravenna, active by 1515–died 1527 Rome)
Artist:
After Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))
Date:
ca. 1515–27
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 17 7/16 × 12 15/16 in. (44.3 × 32.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.97.122
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered on the pedestal at left: 'MRCVUS.RAVENAS.' and at center '.LAOCHOON.'

Marking: Collection stamp on the verso lower left: 'Doublette der Albertina' (Lugt 5h).
Graphische Sammlung Albertina; Vendor: Albertina, Vienna
National Gallery, Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens. "In the Light of Apollo: Italian Renaissance and Greece," December 10, 2003–March 31, 2004.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "About Face: Human Expression on Paper," July 27, 2015–December 13, 2015.

Bartsch XIV.268.353
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIV.268.353, p. 268.

Innis Shoemaker, Elizabeth Broun The Engravings of Marcantonio Raimondi. Lawrence, 1981, cat. no. 192.66, p. 192.

Mina Gregori In the Light of Apollo: Italian Renaissance and Greece Exh. cat. National Gallery - Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens in collaboration with Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell'Arte Roberto Longhi. Athens and Milan, 2003, ill.



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