Hercules resting at the crossroads
Object Place: Europe, Belgium
26.04 cm (10 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Terra cotta. Remains of stucco grounds for painting. Nude, seated with the Lion’s skin on rock on which turtle and various emblems of his labors (snakes, bird shot by arrow, cornucopia). In right hand the apples, his left holding club. On square base incised unidentified signature.
By 1960, Arcade Gallery, London; 1960, sold by Arcade to the MFA for 245£. (Accession date: September 21, 1960)
Helen and Alice Coburn Fund