Hercules Slaying the Hydra

1552
Battista Angolo del Moro (Italian, 1514–1575)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch; see Notes

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.2 x 28.4 cm (8 3/4 x 11 3/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P14007

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

See David Landau, “Battista del Moro,” Print Quarterly, v. 3, no. 4 (December 1986), pp. 347-349, for a discussion of this print, which is not listed in Bartsch.

Inscription

Etched in the plate, lower right, the initials "BM"

Markings

Verso, upper left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282a)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund