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Hercules Strangling the Lion of Nemea

Johann Ladenspelder (German, about 1511–1560)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 041

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.8 x 4.6 cm (2 11/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

M27573

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

upper left: [monogram]

Markings

Verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 27573

Provenance

17th or 18th century, probably purchased by either Philip Herbert, 5th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1621 - d. 1668), or his son Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1656 - d. 1733), Wilton House; by descent to their heirs, including Reginald Herbert, 15th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1880 - d. 1960), who sold 16 albums that contained the print collection; July 5-6, 1917, Wilton House sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 102, purchsed for £3 by the MFA. (Accession Date: October, 1917)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund