Artist Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500-1550
Title
  • Death of Hercules
  • Labors of Hercules (series title)
Date 1548
Medium engraving printed in black ink on paper attached at all corners to paperboard
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 2 1/8 × 3 1/8 inches (5.4 × 7.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman
Accession Number 46.217
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, lower right: 1548 | [artist's monogram]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower center: PHILOCRASSES
Inscribed, upper right: NESSI VESTE RABIDVS SE | COMBVRIT HERCVLES,
Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman;
1946-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)