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Creator:
George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Title:

Laocoon

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Lovers (Fake, "Style C")

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite; verso: pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
17 1/4 x 12 inches (43.8 x 30.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper right: "374"; lower left: "374"; lower center: "374 [...]"; lower right: "65"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Richardson Dilworth, B.A. 1938
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.13
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boys | Classical | father | figure study | Grand Tour | Greek | hero | Laocoon and his twin sons are strangled by two serpents during the preparations for a sacrifice | legend | man | nudes | religious and mythological subject | sculpture | snakes | sons | strangling | twins
Associated People:
Laocoön
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5770
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Sarah Symmons, Forcible Sentiments and Ancient Tales : Flaxman , Romney and the Sharing of Inspiration, Transactions of the Romney Society, vol. 6, 2001, p. 3, NJ18 R65 T7 2001 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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