Hercules and Omphale
Object Place: Europe, England
22.86 cm (9 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
White figure group of Hercules and Omphale. On irregular flat unglazed base with two large square holes for hollow group. Hercules seated on plinth with drapery held by shoulder strap. Omphale standing. From engraving by Laurent Cars after painting of 1724 by Francois Lemoyne in the Louvre.
By 1955, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)
 See letters from S. J. Katz reporting its acquisition to Kathryn Buhler (3 July and 9 October 1955). From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.
Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection