Laocoon, son of Priam, king of Troy, a priest of Apollo, opposed the entry of the horse in town. A serpent from the sea embraced him fatally as well as his children.
Laocoonte, filho de Príamo, rei de Tróia, sacerdote de Apolo, opôs-se à entrada do cavalo na cidade. Uma serpente vinda do mar abraçou-o fatalmente assim como a seus filhos.
Alessandro Allori (1535-1607)-'Laocoön and his sons'-oil on canvas-ca 1550 Private collection
El Greco (1541-1614)-'Laocoön and his sons'-oil on canvas Washington-National Gallery of Art
Francesco Hayez (1791-1882)-'Laocoön and his sons'-canvas-1812 Milano-Pinacoteca di Brera
Attr. Agesander, Athenodoro, Polydorus-'Laocoön and his sons'-Sculpture marble-ca 160 BC Città del Vaticano-Museo Pio-Clementino
Jean De Gourmont (ca 1483-ca 1551)-'Laocoön and his sons'-drawing Wien-Graphische Sammlung Albertina