University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2100
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Mediterranean
Maker: Luigi Pichler
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1773-1854
Early Date: 1773
Late Date: 1854
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Carnelian
Gold
Technique:Intaglio
Iconography:Heracles
Hesperides Apples
Signature
Height: 3.3 cm
Width: 2.1 cm
Depth: 0.3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2100 - Sommerville Gem Number
489 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Carnelian. Intaglio. Herakles standing left, holding club and apples of Hesperides in outstretched right hand. Signed in Greek letters "L. Pichler" (1773-1854).


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 K. 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. 226, fig. 120, pl. 200, 204View 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. 489View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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