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Hercules clubbing the Hydra (Envy): K.48

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Current Location: In storage


Hercules clubbing the Hydra (Envy)


Printmaker: Jegher, Christoffel
Publisher: Rubens, Peter Paul
Draughtsman: Rubens, Peter Paul (After)



Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Rev. R. E. Kerrich 1872 (received 1873)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1873) by Kerrich, Richard Edward


17th Century#
Circa 1630 CE - Circa 1640 CE

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 103
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number
  • Text: Walter Roberson Lynn / J Kerrick 1786 / M.C.C / 92.14
  • Location: Verso lower centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: K.48
Primary reference Number: 143954
Dutuit: 14
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 15-I
Le Blanc: 13
Wurzbach: 2
Old object number: P.6402-R
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 23 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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