Essays Tagged: "Laocoon"

Depictions of death: Beautiful and Heroic. "Laocoon and His Two Sons" by Hagesandros vs. "Fall of the Damned" by Peter Paul Rubens

tic Greece (323-31 BCE.). It was sculpted by Hagesandros, Polydoros, and Athenodoros and is titled "Laocoon and His Two Sons." The second piece is an oil painting on wood panel made during the Baroque ... -1750 CE.). It was painted by Peter Paul Rubens and is titled "Fall of the Damned."The sculpture of Laocoon is from the tales of Homer. It deals with the Trojan War and, in particular, the fabled Troj ...

(4 pages) 100 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

Laocoon and His Sons. This is an informational report on the art piece that gives basic facts and details about the piece.

Laocoon and His Sons, also known as the Laocoon group, is most likely the original 1st century CE or ... ons Antiphantes and Thymbraeus being strangled by a serpent (Sullivan). For many years the story of Laocoon, and thus the desired interpretation of this sculpture’s look have been under much scru ... s a scene mentioned in Homer’s account of the Trojan War. As the story goes, the Trojan priest Laocoon warned his people of an invasion by the Greeks (Stokstad). He told them not to accept the Gr ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Laocoon and His Sons

Laocoon and His SonsLaocoon and His Sons, also known as the Laocoon Group, is among one of the most ... island of Rhodes - Athanadoros, Hagesandros, and Polydoros. The sculpture depicts the Trojan priest Laocoon, along with his two sons Antiphantes and Thymbraeus, being strangled by deadly serpents summ ... us, being strangled by deadly serpents summoned by the sea god Poseidon. The story and sculpture of Laocoon and his sons has undergone much scrutiny throughout the years, for there have been several d ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art