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Hercules and Omphale

Artist:
Aegidius Sadeler II (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1568–1629 Prague)
Artist:
After Bartholomeus Spranger (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1546–1611 Prague)
Date:
ca. 1600
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/16 × 12 1/2 in. (43.3 × 31.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.601.10(90)
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered in plate, in lower left: 'Cu. Privel. Sac. Ca. M.tis'; in lower right; 'Bart. Sprangers Inventor / Eg. Sadeler scalpsit'; in lower margin: 'Quem nec Mars ... faemina cara potest.'
Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Duke of Northumberland; Donor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 25, 2004–January 23, 2005.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Bartholomeus Spranger: Splendor and Eroticism in Imperial Prague," November 3, 2014–February 1, 2015.

Hollstein XXI.30.106
F. W. H. Hollstein Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts. vols. 1-64, Amsterdam, 1954–2010, cat. no. XXI.30.106, p. 30.

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