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Print - Hercules Strangling the Nemean Lion
  • Hercules Strangling the Nemean Lion
    Andreani, Andrea, born 1558 - died 1629
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Hercules Strangling the Nemean Lion

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, made)

  • Date:

    late 16th - early 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Andreani, Andrea, born 1558 - died 1629 (print-maker)
    Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    chiaroscuro print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.1374

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DG, shelf 11A, box 2

Physical description

Hercules Strangling the Nemean Lion; After Raphael; Chiaroscuro print on paper.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, made)

Date

late 16th - early 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Andreani, Andrea, born 1558 - died 1629 (print-maker)
Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

chiaroscuro print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 45.7 cm page approx, Width: 33 cm page approx

Descriptive line

Hercules Strangling the Nemean Lion; After Raphael; Chiaroscuro print on paper; By Andrea Andreani; Italy; Late 16th - early 17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing; Chiaroscuro

Subjects depicted

Nemean lion; Man

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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