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Hercules and Antaeus
Hercules and Antaeus
Date:
ca. 1520–1522
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
30.9 x 21.4 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

LR recto: Fussli & Co. (L.1008);
R.E. Lewis 1972;
LC verso: Marcus Sopher (cat. 15)

Accession Number:
1985.1.465
Acquisition Date:
1985-01-01
Credit Line:

Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Sopher Collection

Hercules, standing in front of a ruined building and a tree trunk which supports his lion skin and club, lifts Antaeus off the ground as if carrying him on his hip.