Hercules and Antaeus
Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798–1863)
26 x 43.6 cm (10 1/4 x 17 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: Sheet: 315 x 448 mm.
Medium or Technique
Pen lithograph from transfer paper
Not On View
Printed by Bertauts, Paris
The giant Antaeus’ strength derived from his contact with earth. The ancient superhero Hercules overpowered him by lifting him from the earth.
Collectors' marks, ll: Alfred Beurdeley (Lugt 421); Philippe Burty (Lugt 413)
Lee M. Friedman Fund