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Hercules and the Nemean Lion


Verso, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of H. Füssli & Cie, Zurich (Lugt 1008); verso, upper right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)


H. Füssli & Cie, Zurich (Lugt 1008); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

about 1510–1550

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.119.17, i/ii

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Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in light gray-green and black


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