Hercules (Study for a Sculpture)

1614
David Heidenreich (German, 1573–1633)


Dimensions

Sheet: 19.7 x 14.6 cm (7 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1996.450

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink and wash on medium weight, moderately textured, beige paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Study for a sculpture

Inscription

Lower left, monogram DH; On verso in pen and brown ink: inscription (including date)

Provenance

H. Hamal (18c, Liege, Lugt 1231); probably sold 21 January, 1805 (Dir. F. L. Regnault); E. Desperet (1804-1865, Paris, Lugt 721); A. P. E. Gasc (b. 1817, Lugt 1131); C. Gasc (Lugt 542); sold 17 January, 1865, Paris (expert Vigneres); Sotheby's 14 January, 1992; Azita Bina-Seibel and Elmar W. Seibel, Boston; by whom given to the MFA, Boston (Accession date: January 22, 1997)

Credit Line

Gift of Azita Bina-Seibel and Elmar W. Seibel