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Hercules Slaying the Nemean Lion

about 1625-1635
Charles David (French, 1600-1636/38), After Frans Floris (Netherlandish, 1519 or 1520–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 49; Le Blanc 9

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.8 x 31.5 cm (9 x 12 3/8 in.) Platemark: 22.7 x 28.3 cm (8 15/16 x 11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

B1164.1

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom right-center, the number "2"

Markings

Verso, lower center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris (1831-1901)(Lugt 670), 1854; verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris (1831-1901)(Lugt 670), 1854; William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock