Laocoon juxtaposed to original Picture

This is the famous depiction of the divine execution of Laocoön and His Sons. Here is the original sculpture juxtaposed to my colored version.

In Greek legend, Laocoön, son of Agenor of Troy and uncle of the epic hero Aeneas, was a seer and a priest of the god Apollo. Laocoön offended Apollo by breaking his oath of celibacy and begetting children by having sexual intercourse with his wife in Apollo’s sanctuary. Thus, while preparing to sacrifice a bull on the altar of the god Poseidon (a task that had fallen to him by lot), Laocoön and his twin sons, Antiphas and Thymbraeus (also called Melanthus), were crushed to death by two great sea serpents.
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