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Hercules and Cerberus, from The Labors of Hercules

Series/Portfolio:
The Labors of Hercules
Artist:
Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. 1502–1555/1561 Soest)
Date:
1550
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 3/16 × 2 11/16 in. (10.7 × 6.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry Walters, 1917
Accession Number:
17.37.125
Not on view
Signature: AG [monogram of the artist: A over G]

Inscription: across bottom: SPONTE PETIT RAPIDOS EREBI TIRINTHIUS AMNES / IANITOR EREPTA CONIUGE CAESUS OBIT; at top left: 1550 / AG

Marking: on verso, at bottom center: collector's mark Juan Jorge Peoli [Lugt 2020];
on verso, at bottom left: collector's mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot [Lugt 119]
Ambroise Firmin-Didot (French, 1790–1876); Juan Jorge Peoli (American, New York 1825–1893 Sagua la Grande, Cuba); his sale, American Art Galleries, New York, May 8–12, 1894, lot 696E; Donor: Henry Walters
Bartsch VIII.391.87; New Hollstein 91.87; Hollstein I.51.87
The Illustrated Bartsch. edited by Walter L. Strauss, New York, 1980, cat. no. XVI.178.73.



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