Requires Photography

Hercules and Hydra

Cornelis Bloemaert (Dutch, 1603–1684), After Abraham Jansz. van Diepenbeeck (Flemish, 1596–1675), After Pierre Brebiette (French, c. 1598–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

LeBlanc 113

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.6 x 18.9 cm (11 1/4 x 7 7/16 in.) Platemark: 28 x 18.2 cm (11 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

B508

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, beneath image: l'Hydre.____ Et nullum caput est impune recisum/Quin gemino harede valentior effet./Ovid 9 . Metam.
In plate, l.r.: 23

In graphite, verso, b.c.: C. Bloemart/Le Bl I 376 113

Signed

not signed

Markings

no watermark
Verso, Lugt 207 (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Babcock Bequest) and in black ink: 508

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock