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Inscription

lower right in plate: BM; upper left in plate: 1552; by later hand, right verso in graphite: BM - 1552 / Hercule Combattant l'Hydra / Tres rare; by later hand, center verso in graphite: CH161084L239; by later hand, lower center verso in graphite: 36; by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: 850.; by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: H

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Provenance

Unidentified collection (stamp, HB or HUB DUP, Lugt undescribed); (sale, Christie's, London, 16 October 1984, no. 239); (Valeria Bella Stampe, Milan); Dr. Ruth B. Benedict (1913-1993), Washington, DC; by descent to Philip and Judith Benedict; gift to NGA, 1997.

Exhibition History

1994
A Discerning Eye: Prints and Drawings Given by Ruth B. Benedict, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, no. 3.

Bibliography

1802
Bartsch, Adam. Le peintre graveur. 21 vols. Vienna, 1802-1821: Adam. Le peintre graveur. 21 vols. Vienna: J.V. Degen, 1802-1821: undesc.
1872
Meyer, Julius et al. Allegmeines Kunstler-Lexikon, unter Mitwirkung der namhaftesten Fachgelehrten des In- und Auslandes. 3 vols. Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, 1972-1885.
1994
_A Discerning Eye: Prints and Drawings Given by Ruth B. Benedict. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: no. 3.

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