Hercules and the Nemean Lion
Object Place: Europe, England
15.24 x 15.24 cm (6 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
On irregular rococo base in rose, green and gold. Semi-recumbent lion, rear left leg braced. Hercules in iron-red, yellow-lined cape, white tunic with black dots in red circles. Puce breeches. Figure has been variously identified as Samson, David, and Hercules.
By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)
 From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.
Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection