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Hercules Strangling the Lion of Nemea

Johann Ladenspelder (German, about 1511–1560)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 041

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.8 x 4.6 cm (2 11/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

M27573

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

upper left: [monogram]

Markings

Verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 27573

Provenance

Probably purchased by Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1656 - d. 1733), Wilton House; by descent to his heirs, including Sidney Herbert, 14th Earl of Pembroke and 11th Earl of Montgomery (b. 1853 - d. 1913); July 5-10, 1917, Wilton House Sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 102; October, 1917, purchased by the MFA with an appropriation from the Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund