Victory with a team of four horses
Carved after a Nikomachos’ painting.
Signed by the master: Ῥουφος ἐποίει (Made by Rufos).
Onyx. 1st century BCE.
1.9 × 2.6 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage MuseumInv. No. Ж 293.

Victory with a team of four horses.

Carved after a Nikomachos’ painting.
Signed by the master: Ῥουφος ἐποίει (Made by Rufos).
Onyx. 1st century BCE.
1.9 × 2.6 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 293.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
From the Duke of Orleans collection in 1787.
Literature:
Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 95; Vaulina, Klassicheskie elementy, str. 232, ris. 1; Reinach, Pierres gravées, p. 137, pl. 125; Furtwängler, Die antiken Gemmen, Taf. LVII, 6; G. Lippold, Antike Gemäldenkopien, München, 1951, Taf. 15; Vollenweider, Steinschneidekunst, S. 28, Taf. 19.
Credits:
© 1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. Antique cameos in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 82—83, pl. 37.
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