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Hercules and the Nemean Lion

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Marks

Verso, lower right-center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1728; verso, bottom center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1728; Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

mid 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.120.18

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.6 x 41.2 cm (11 5/8 x 16 1/4 in.)(trimmed into, or slightly inside of, the borderline)

Accession Number

1975.506

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in brown and black

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