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Caricature of the Laocoön Group

Niccolò Boldrinica. 1540-1545

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: Caricature of the Laocoön Group
  • Creator: Nicolò Boldrini after Titian
  • Date Created: ca. 1540-1545
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1960
  • Materials & Techniques: Woodcut
  • Keywords: animals, caricatures, monkeys
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Image dimensions: 266 mm x 902 mm (10.47 in. x 35.51 in.).
  • Bibliography: Passavant 97 (vol. 6, p. 243); Mauroner 20; Horst W. Janson, “Titian’s Laocoön Caricature and the Visalian-Galenist Controversy,” The Art Bulletin, vol. 28, March 1946; H. W. Janson, “Apes and Ape Lore” (London, 1952); O. Drendel, “Borrowings from Ancient Art in Titian,” Art Bulletin
  • Associated People: Created by Nicolò Boldrini (Italian, born ca. 1500, - ), After Titian (Italian (Venetian), ca. 1488 - 1576)
  • Accession Number: 1960.14.5

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