Artist Francesco Bartolozzi, Italian, 1727-1815
Artist after Pietro da Cortona, Italian, 1596-1669
Title
  • Laocoon Attacked by Serpents
Date 1765
Medium etching printed in brown ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 11 5/8 × 17 7/8 inches (29.5 × 45.4 cm)
Sheet: 15 1/4 × 22 3/8 inches (38.7 × 56.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S83
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Pietro da Cortona inv:
Inscribed, lower right: F. Bartolozzi Sculp. 1765
Inscribed, in pencil, lower right corner: 756
December 1885, Kissam Sale.
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)