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Hercules Defeating the River God Achelous in the Form of a Bull

about 1524
Jacopo Caraglio (Italian, 1505–1565), After Rosso Fiorentino (Giovanni Battista di Jacopo) (Italian (Florentine), 1494–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 48 (a late impression, presumably after the removal of Salamanca's address); Illustrated Bartsch 48, iii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.3 x 18.6 cm (8 3/4 x 7 5/16 in.) Platemark: 21.9 x 18.2 cm (8 5/8 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

B820.5

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock