Hercules and the Nemean Lion

mid 16th century
Attributed to Niccolo Boldrini (Italian, about 1500–after 1566), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.120.18

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.6 x 41.2 cm (11 5/8 x 16 1/4 in.)(trimmed into, or slightly inside of, the borderline)

Accession Number

1975.506

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in brown and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right-center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1728; verso, bottom center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1728; Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen