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Print - Hercules Killing Antæus
  • Hercules Killing Antæus
    Mantegna, Andrea, born 1430 - died 1506
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Hercules Killing Antæus

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1450-1500 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mantegna, Andrea, born 1430 - died 1506 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 107

Physical description

Hercules Killing Antæus; Hercules has lifted Antæus in the air, and presses round the loins with his left arm, whilst with his right he pulls him by the hair; Engraving print on paper.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)


ca. 1450-1500 (made)


Mantegna, Andrea, born 1430 - died 1506 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

engraving print on paper


Height: 34 cm, Width: 23.4 cm

Descriptive line

Hercules Killing Antæus; Engraving print on paper; By Andrea Mantegna; Italian School; ca. 1450-1500.

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.
Bartsch, Adam von. Peinter-Graveur.


Printing ink; Paper


Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Murder; Homoerotic




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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