Artist Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500-1550
Title
  • Hercules Fighting Against the Trojans
  • Hercules and the Trojans (alternate title)
  • Labors of Hercules (series title)
Date 1545
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 2 × 3 1/8 inches (5.1 × 7.9 cm)
Sheet: 2 1/8 × 3 1/4 inches (5.4 × 8.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S117
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, lower right: [artist's monogram]
Marks Stamp, verso: Scripps 1886 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: 1545
Inscribed, upper edge: HERCVLES MVLTIS BELLIS LACESSIT TROIAM
Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [various notations]
(H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, New York, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)