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Laocoön:Older son's eyes
Laocoön:Older son's eyes
The piece was cast using the indirect lost-wax process, with the separate pieces joined in the metal. Details were modeled in wax then chased later. The artist reworked the older boy's eyes with a chisel.

Giovanni Battista Foggini
Italian, Florence, about 1720

H: 22 1/16 x W: 17 5/16 x D: 8 5/8 in.