Photograph of the sculpture known as "Laocoön and His Sons," depicting three male figures being attacked by two serpents. Laocoön is shown here as the central figure with one arm raised up, grabbing hold of one of the serpents. The other two male figures each has an arm stretched upward as well.


  • Title: The Laocoon (Main View)
  • Creator: Edward Falkener
  • Date Created: 1860
  • Location Created: Vatican City, Holy See; Rome, Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: 12.6 × 9.5 cm (4 15/16 × 3 3/4 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XB.944.4.3
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Edward Falkener (British, 1814 - 1896)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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