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Caricature of the Laocoön represented as a Monkey in a Landscape
  • Nicoló Boldrini, artist
    active 1530–1570
    born: Vicenza, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy) ; active: Republic of Venice (present-day Italy)
    Titian
    1485 or 1490–1576
    born: Pieve di Cadore, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy) ; died: Venice, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy)
  • Caricature of the Laocoön represented as a Monkey in a Landscape, 1500s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • woodcut
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 269 x 399 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 10 9/16 x 15 11/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Thompson
  • Not on display
  • 1960.0074
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Laocoon as a monkey in a landscape with two other monkeys and a serpent struggling on a platform in the center. There are trees to the right. There are buildings in the left background.