Hercules and the Nemean Lion

early 16th century
Ugo da Carpi (Italian, active about 1502–1532), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.117.15, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.9 x 22.2 cm (11 3/4 x 8 3/4 in.)(trimmed on or slightly into the borderline, which has been reinforced in pen and black ink)

Accession Number

64.1100

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in gray-green and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, "VGO DA CARPI"

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen