Artist Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500-1550
  • Hercules Killing Nessus
  • Hercules and Nessus (alternate title)
  • Labors of Hercules (series title)
Date 1542
Medium engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 2 × 3 1/8 inches (5.1 × 7.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman
Accession Number 46.208
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, upper left: 1542 | [artist's monogram]
Marks Stamp, in black, verso: W. Bell Scott (Lugt 2607)
Stamp, in black, verso: Lawson Thompson (Lugt 1770)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, above Hercules: HERCVLIS.
W. Bell Scott (London, England);
Lawson Thompson, Hitchin (Hertfordshire, England).
Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman;
1946-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)