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Print - Hercules rejects Pleasure and chooses Virtue
  • Hercules rejects Pleasure and chooses Virtue
    Simon Gribelin II, born 1661 - died 1733
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Hercules rejects Pleasure and chooses Virtue

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (possibly, made)
    London (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    Late 17th - early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Simon Gribelin II, born 1661 - died 1733 (print-maker)
    Matteis, Paolo de', born 1662 - died 1728 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2502

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 89

Physical description

Hercules rejects Pleasure and chooses Virtue; After Paolo de' Matteis; Print on paper; From a set of seven plates, from the Royal Galleries of Windsor and Kensington.

Place of Origin

France (possibly, made)
London (possibly, made)

Date

Late 17th - early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Simon Gribelin II, born 1661 - died 1733 (print-maker)
Matteis, Paolo de', born 1662 - died 1728 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Descriptive line

Hercules rejects Pleasure and chooses Virtue; After Paolo de' Matteis; Print on paper; From a set of seven plates, from the Royal Galleries of Windsor and Kensington; By Simon Gribelin (II); French School; Late 17th - early 18th 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

Categories

Prints; Myths & Legends

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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