Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Hercules Killing Cacus, 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 3/4 in. (10.7 × 7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Felix M. Warburg and his family, 1941
Accession Number:
41.1.113
Not on view
Signature: AG [monogram of the artist: A over G]

Inscription: across bottom: OPPETIT HERCULEO CACUS REBOANATE IUUENCO / AD SUA QUEM AUERSO TRAXERAT ANTRA GRADU; on tablet and bottom left: 1550 / AG

Marking: on verso, at lower left: collector's mark of Karl Eduard von Liphart [Lugt 1687]
Karl Eduard Liphart (1808–1891); Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt; Donor: Felix Moritz Warburg
Bartsch VIII.391.84; New Hollstein 91.85; Hollstein I.51.85
The Illustrated Bartsch. edited by Walter L. Strauss, New York, 1980, cat. no. XVI.178.73.



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