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Caricature of the Laocöon Group: P.1817-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Caricature of the Laocöon Group
Monkey Laocöon


Printmaker: Boldrini, Niccolà (Attributed)
Designer: Vecellio, Tiziano (After)



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Circa 1545 - 1566

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper
Image Height 271 mm Width 405 mm
Sheet Height 271 mm Width 405 mm

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1817-1991
Primary reference Number: 86270
Tietze: 15
Dreyer (Titian woodcuts): 25
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 September 2022 Last processed: Friday 23 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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