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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P12.C
People
Jean-André Getti, French (active early 19th century)
Manufactured by Musée du Louvre Atelier de Moulage
Title
Head of One of Laocoön's Sons, after the Antique
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
sculpture
Date
c. 1803
Places
Creation Place: Europe, France, Paris
Culture
French
Location
Level 3, Room 3500, Special Exhibitions Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Plaster
Dimensions
44.5 x 32.5 x 20 cm (17 1/2 x 12 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Provenance
Musée du Louvre Plaster Workshop. Acquired by Harvard University before 1828.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard University Portrait Collection
Object Number
P12.C
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Ethan Lasser, ed., The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2017), pp. 218-221, Fig. 7b in Oliver Wunsch's "Decay"

Exhibition History

The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/19/2017 - 12/31/2017; The Hunterian Art Gallery, 03/23/2018 - 06/24/2018

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