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    Filling in the blanks of the Laocoön.
Marliano, Bartholomaeo. Urbis Romae Topographia. (Folio, Basel, Johannes Oporinus, 1550).

    Filling in the blanks of the Laocoön.

    Marliano, Bartholomaeo. Urbis Romae Topographia. (Folio, Basel, Johannes Oporinus, 1550).

    — 2 years ago with 2 notes
    #art  #rome  #books  #history  #art history  #sculpture  #Laocoön 

    Water nymphs, Cerberus, and possibly a version of Zeus in eagle-headed form, from  “Images of the Gods from Antiquity”, a source book for artists providing models to draw gods and goddesse, a popular work for students that reached several editions.

    Cartari, Vincenzo. Le Imagini de i dei de gli antichi. (4to. Venice, Marc Antonio Zaltieri, 1581)

    — 2 years ago with 11 notes
    #books  #mythology  #art  #painting  #history