University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2110
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Maker: Passaglia
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1700-1799
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Heracles
Lion Skin
Signature
Height: 2 cm
Width: 1.7 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2110 - Sommerville Gem Number
494 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Carnelian. Intaglio. (Modern gold ring setting) Bearded bust of Herakles left, wearing lion skin. Signed in Greek letters "Pazaglias." Passaglia, XVIIIth century.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 218, fig. 104, pl. 172, 176View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 494View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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