Hercules and Achelous (in the form of a bull)

Maker:
Attributed to the Master of the Martyrdom of St. Sebastian (Austrian)
Date:
ca. 1670
Culture:
Austrian
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 × 2 1/2 in. (7.6 × 6.4 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Sid R. Bass, Mrs. Oscar de la Renta and Mrs. Walter Annenberg Gifts, in honor of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.235
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 537
Old photographs show this small relief set into an ebony base that supported the sculpture of Hercules and Achelous, also in the Museum's collection (1982.60.129).
Mathias Komor