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Hercules Killing the Dragon, from the series the Labors of Hercules

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Heinrich Aldegrever, Hercules Killing the Dragon, from the series the Labors of Hercules, 1550, engraving on paper, The Vivian and Gordon Gilkey Graphic Arts Collection, public domain, 81.81.42

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Title

Hercules Killing the Dragon, from the series the Labors of Hercules

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display title: Hercules Killing the Dragon, from The Labors of Hercules

display title: Hercules Slaying the Dragon from The Labors of Hercules

series: The Labors of Hercules

Artist

Heinrich Aldegrever (German, 1502-ca. 1561)

Date

1550

Period

High Renaissance (late 15th-1520s)

Medium

engraving on paper

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image/sheet: 4 5/16 in x 2 13/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

signature/maker's mark: no signature

inscription: L edge "Frugilus extincto vigili ferpente porirur Muffagetes hueveris aethera fumma renes."

Collection Area

Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Object Type

intaglio print

Culture

German

Credit Line

The Vivian and Gordon Gilkey Graphic Arts Collection

Accession Number

81.81.42

Copyright

public domain

Terms

dragon

engraving

Hercules

intaglio printing

intaglio prints

paper

Renaissance

The Vivian and Gordon Gilkey Graphics Art Collection

Description
History
Exhibitions

2004 Sacred and Secular: Renaissance and Baroque Prints Portland Art Museum

2009 Word and Image/Word as Image Portland Art Museum

2012 Mythologia: Gods, Heroes, and Monsters Portland Art Museum

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