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Hercules Raping Jole, 1544

  • Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500-1550

Engraving printed in black ink on sheet attached at all corners to paper board

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

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman

46.210

Signed and dated, in plate, upper center: 15 [artist's monogram] 44

Inscribed, in plate, upper edge: EVRYTI REGIS FILIAM IOLAM, OCCISO PATRE, ABVDXIT, | HERCVLES

Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman

1946-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Hans Sebald Beham, Hercules Raping Jole, 1544, engraving printed in black ink on sheet attached at all corners to paper board. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman, 46.210.