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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Pietro da Cortona, 1596–1669, Italian
Title:

Laocoon And His Sons Wrestling With Two Snakes

Date:
1765
Medium:
Line engraving and stipple engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Pietro da Cortona inv:"; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi Sculp. 1765"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19752
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boys | Classical | father | figure study | Greek | hero | Laocoon and his twin sons are strangled by two serpents during the preparations for a sacrifice | legend | snakes | sons | strangling | twins
Associated People:
Laocoön
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38084
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