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Hercules and Cerberus

Emmanuel Jean Nepomucène de Ghendt (Flemish, worked in France, 1738–1815), After Charles Eisen (French, 1720–1778), Author Ovid (43 B.C.–17 or 18 A.D.)

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Medium or Technique


Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

Single plate from bound set of 142 proofs before letters of illustrations to Les Métamorphoses d’Ovide, published from 1767-1771. Also bound in is original 1766 letterpress prospectus for published edition. Volume is composed of 142 leaves, bound in modern gilt-stamped green morocco.


PDP Register entry: Date acquired, 1/1/1901 [exact to year]

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection