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Milo the Crotonian

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Painted wood group on high crag. Seated Laocoon with twined snake held high in right hand, being bitten (?) by large-clawed dog at right with very long tail. Traces of red paint on short drapery, snake, dog's tail and claws.

Provenance

By 1957, The Arcade Gallery, Ltd., London; 1957, sold by Arcade Gallery to the MFA for $280. (Accession Date: September 12, 1957)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

18th century

Object Place

Vienna, Austria

Dimensions

40.01 cm (15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

57.588

Medium or Technique

Wood; Polychrome wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture