The Choice of Hercules

1563–65
Adamo Scultori (Italian, about 1530–1587), After Giulio Romano (Italian, 1499?–1546)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 26; Bellini 20, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.3 x 31.5 cm (8 3/8 x 12 3/8 in.) Platemark: 19.3 x 28.4 cm (7 5/8 x 11 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

B1648

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

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

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock