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Hercules and the Hydra

After Andrea Mantegna (Italian (Paduan, active in Mantua), about 1431–1506)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind V.p3-31.27; Bartsch, xiii, 237, no.15.

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.8 x 11.6 cm (5 13/16 x 4 9/16 in.) Platemark: 14.5 x 11.2 cm (5 11/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.2223

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

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Inscription

Verso, top, written in brown ink: "G. Storck a Milano 1796 inv.no.9149".

Markings

Verso, top, written in brown ink: Mark of G. Storck a Milano 1796

Provenance

G. Storck, Milan, 1796. William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; by inheritance to his niece, Lydia Evans Tunnard (Mrs. Christopher Tunnard, b. 1913 - d. 1980), New Haven, CT; 1964, year-end gift of Mrs. Christopher Tunnard to the MFA. (Accession date: January 13, 1965)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard in memory of W. G. Russell Allen