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Laocoön
Laocoön
Laocoön
Laocoön
Laocoön
Laocoön
Laocoön
Laocoön
Laocoön

Photo credit: The Fitzwilliam Museum

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This work is loosely based on the famous Hellenistic marble group in Belvedere courtyard of the Vatican, but Laocoön's sons are positioned differently; one son, for example, is shown face down across his father's knees, arms about his head.

The Fitzwilliam Museum

Cambridge


Date

early 17th C

Medium

bronze

Measurements

H 10.9 x W 10.4 x D 5.4 cm;
Plinth: H 2.7 x W 12 x D 5.3 cm

Accession number

M.24-1952

Acquisition method

gift from T. W. J. Bullock, 1952

Work type

Sculpture


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The Fitzwilliam Museum

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