Hercules and the Nemean Lion

about 1510–1550
Giuseppe Niccolò Rossigliani, called Niccolò Vicentino (Italian, active about 1510–1550), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.119.17 (a later state, undescribed by Bartsch, in which the tone block has been cut away in the lower left corner, behind the inscriptions)

Accession Number

64.1132

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in yellow-brown and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen