Artist Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500-1550
  • Hercules Raping Jole
  • Hercules Raping Iole (alternate title)
  • Hercules and Iole (alternate title)
  • Labors of Hercules (series title)
Date 1544
Medium engraving printed in black ink on sheet attached at all corners to paper board
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 46.210
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, upper center: 15 [artist's monogram] 44
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, upper edge: EVRYTI REGIS FILIAM IOLAM, OCCISO PATRE, ABVDXIT, | HERCVLES
Dr. and Mrs. George Kamperman;
1946-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)