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Hercules strangling the Nemean lion: 34.17-3*

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Hercules strangling the Nemean lion


Printmaker: Vicentino, Niccolò
Draughtsman: Sanzio, Raffaello (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927) by Holliday, J. R.


16th century
Circa 1540 - Circa 1500


Line block only. Lower section of print removed - monogram removed.

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Chiaroscuro woodcut

Identification numbers

Accession number: 34.17-3*
Primary reference Number: 129433
Bartsch: 17
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 September 2022 Last processed: Friday 23 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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