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Hercules and Omphale
Hercules and Omphale
Attrib. To:
Date:
early 18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Pen And Black Ink And Wash With Traces Of White Watercolor On Faded Blue Laid Paper
Dimensions:
Image: 345 x 461 mm (13 9/16 x 18 1/8 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.104 , Hellman no. 89 as “Hercules and Omphale” by Carlo Maratta (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Undated, unsigned note in old file suggests “A copy?” without explanation;

Accession Number:
1963.24.180
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

large group of people gathered on an outdoor terrace, central male figure standing with hand on his large club, another male seated in center, various attendants, etc.