Oval base, lion semi-crouching, Hercules right hand on its curly mane, left arm bent upward.
By 1954, in the collection of Andre Derain (b. 1880 - d. 1954), Paris; March 9-11, 1955, Derain sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, lot 174, pl. VII. By 1957, with Dr. Otto Wertheimer (b. 1878 - d. 1972), Galerie Les Tourettes, Basel, Switzerland; 1957, sold by Wertheimer to the MFA for $2,500. (Accession date: December 1, 1957)
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund