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The Laöcoon
The Laöcoon
Date:
early 16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
27.8 x 40.1 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance:
LR recto: W. Esdaile (L. 2617);

Accession Number:
1963.30.3146
Acquisition Date:
1940-01-18
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

By a seashore with classical ruins, a statue of a man with outstretched arms and two boys by his side, all entangled in large snakes as other snakes approach from the sea.