Lichas Bringing the Garment of Nessus to Hercules

1520–50
Hans Sebald Beham (German, 1500–1550)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 098; Pauli 108, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 5.4 x 7.9 cm (2 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.1206.59

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The Labors of Hercules

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1897, sold by Sewall to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: January 13, 2017)

NOTES: [1] Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund