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A vase-painting: two gryphons attack a charioteer who defends with a sword. Coloured engraving, 17--.

  • Hancarville, Pierre d', 1719-1805.
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[1787?]
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2498911i
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A vase-painting apparently then in the possession of Sir William Hamilton; subsequently possibly in the British Museum, but not found in the British Museum online catalogue (2015). The subject was identified as an Arimaspian (Scyth) in a fight with a gryphon

Publication/Creation

[Paris?] : [F.A. David?], [1787?]

Physical description

1 print : engraving, with etching, with gouache ; platemark 28 x 40.8 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2498911i

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