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Hercules strangling Nemean lion

Bronze plaquette.

Provenance

Until 1884, Alfred Greenough (b. 1843/44 - d. 1884), Milton, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker (b. 1817/18 - d. 1908); 1885, gift of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1885)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Italian, Renaissance, 15th century

Accession Number

85.214

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture