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Marble bas-relief of Hercules and Omphale, from Vasi, candelabri, cippi, sarcofagi, tripodi, lucerne, ed ornamenti antichi disegnati ed incisi dal Cav. Gio. Batt. Piranesi, Vol. I (Vases, candelabra, grave stones, sarcophagi, tripods, lamps, and ornaments designed and etched by Cavalieri Giovanni Battista Piranesi)

Series/Portfolio:
Vasi, candelabri, cippi, sarcofagi, tripodi, lucerne, ed ornamenti antichi disegnati ed incisi dal Cav. Gio. Batt. Piranesi, Vol. I
Artist:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Date:
1786
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 31 1/2 in. (55 x 80 cm)
Plate: 15 7/16 x 9 13/16 in. (39.2 x 25 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.12(35)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower right: Cav. Francesco Piranesi inc. 1786.
At bottom center: Ercole servo di Onfale / con la serie delle dodici sue prodezze / descritte da Apollodoro / bassorilievo in marmo greco esistente nel Museo Borgia / in Velletri

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
On recto at upper right in graphite: 87
Focillon unnumbered following 693; Hind 87; Giesecke 120; Wilton-Ely II.1061
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