The Fall of Icarus.

Italy. Late 16th — early 17th century.
Cameo. Agate—onyx, gold.
2.7 × 2.4 cm.
Inv. No. Ê 2189.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Receipt: 1785, from the Academy of Sciences (on the body of a cup of Peter I).
Credits:
© Photo, text: Antichnoe nasledie v iskusstve Zapadnoi Evropy. Katalog vystavki. s. 91 cat. No. 75.
© 2004 — Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh, Sankt-Peterburg.
© 2004 — AO “Slaviya”, Sankt-Peterburg.
© 2004 — OOO “Kompaniya “Bazovyi element”, Moskva.
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