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The Young Hercules in his Cradle, after Giulio Romano
The Young Hercules in his Cradle, after Giulio Romano
Date:
1533
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
21.9 x 17.8 cm (image)
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Object Type:
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.2799
Acquisition Date:
1950-04-19
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Amphitrion and Alcmene, the father and mother of Hercules, start out of bed at night and light a lamp to reveal their baby son in his cradle strangling a serpent in either hand.