Oedipus and Sphinx
Niccolo Amastini (1780—1851).
Italy. Early 19th century.
Cameo. Three-layered sardonyx, gold. 3.5 × 2.6 cm.
Below, under the line of the ground, the signature: N.T. MASTINI F.
Inv. No. Ê 1774.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Oedipus and Sphinx.

Niccolo Amastini (1780—1851).
Italy. Early 19th century.
Cameo. Three-layered sardonyx, gold. 3.5 × 2.6 cm.
Below, under the line of the ground, the signature: N.T. MASTINI F.
Inv. No. Ê 1774.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Receipt: 1813, from the Mallia collection.
Credits:
© Photo, text: Antichnoe nasledie v iskusstve Zapadnoi Evropy. Katalog vystavki. s. 93 cat. No. 80.
© 2004 — Gosudarstvennyi Ermitazh, Sankt-Peterburg.
© 2004 — AO “Slaviya”, Sankt-Peterburg.
© 2004 — OOO “Kompaniya “Bazovyi element”, Moskva.
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