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Hercules Fighting Against the Trojans, 1545

  • Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500-1550

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 2 × 3 1/8 inches (5.1 × 7.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S118

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Mythology
  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Engraving (print)
  • Battle
  • Horses
  • Hercules

Signed, in plate, lower right:[artist's monogram]

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: 1545 Inscribed, upper edge: HERCVLES MVLTIS BELLIS LACESSIT TROIAM Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [various notations]

N.C. Perkins; Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Hans Sebald Beham, Hercules Fighting Against the Trojans, 1545, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S118.