- Laokoon fragments?
- Cornell Cast Collection
- Hagesandros, Athanadoros, Polydoros of Rhodes
- ca. 1890-1900
probably first half of the 1st c. CE (Roman)
perhaps after mid 2nd c. BCE original (Hellenistic Greek)
- Esquiline Hill, Rome, Italy (discovery site, 1506) (original)
- Sage no. 340|372
- Original Culture:
- Roman, perhaps after Hellenistic Greek
- Original Style:
- Roman Imperial, inspired by Hellenistic Baroque
- Work Type:
- casts (sculpture)
- plaster cast (sculpture)|marble sculpture in the round (original)
- Laocoon (Greek mythology)
- Image View Description:
- from front
- Image View Type:
- Original Extent:
- 184 (H) cm (complete statue)
- 34 fragments of drapery, snakes?, two with even surface: altar?
- Catalogued fragments of the Laokoon: ID nos. 164, 164a, 306 (possibly), 372, 468.
- J. J. Pollitt, Art in the Hellenistic Age (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986), 120-126
Seymour Howard, "On the Reconstruction of the Vatican Laocoon Group," AJA 63 (1959), 365-369
Seymour Howard, "Laocoon Rerestored," AJA 93 (1989), 417-422
- Cornell University (current)
Rome, Vatican Museums (original)
- Repository Location:
- Warehouse (exhibited temporarily at Weinhold Chilled Water Plant, Nov. 2014-June 2015)
- Collecting Program:
- Cornell Collections of Antiquities
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