Hercules Besieged By Pygmies

1562
Engraved by Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, 1533–1578), After Frans Floris (Netherlandish, 1519 or 1520–1570), Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bierens de Haan 182; Hollstein 182; Illustrated Bartsch 182; New Hollstein 182, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.6 x 53.3 cm (13 1/4 x 21 in.) Platemark: 32.9 x 46.6 cm (12 15/16 x 18 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2801

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

watermark (not identified); verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Mid-1980s to 2009, private collection, United States; via British agent to Hill-Stone, Inc., (dealers), New York; June 17, 2009, purchased from Hill-Stone by the MFA.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard