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Hercules and the Hydra

Inscription

Recto, lower right corner, in brown ink: "WE", W. Esdaille, Lugt 2617; Verso, lower left, in brown ink: "Macochitti's sale 1867"; In pencil: "Lot 72"; Verso, top, in ink: signature; Verso, top, in pencil: "Baron Mavochelli(?)"; Verso, lower left, in brown ink: "1830 WE", W. Esdaille, Lugt 2617.

Marks

Verso, lower left corner, stamped in black ink: Mark of William Bell Scott, Lugt 2607; In red ink: Mark of Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309.

Provenance

William Esdaille (1758-1837, London, Lugt 2617); William Bell Scott (1811-1890, London, Lugt 2607); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); from whom purchased by MFA November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1462–not earlier than 1535

Catalogue Raisonné

Hind I.D.II.34; Bartsch, XIII, 404, no.21.

Accession Number

P1018

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