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Hercules Reposing in a Landscape

16th century
267 x 392 mm (10.5 x 15.4 in.)

Giorgio Ghisi, Italian, (1520–1582)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
Marks: Watermark: Fleur-de-lis
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Albertina duplicate
Bibliography: Bartsch 56 (vol. 15, p. 405).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1937
Accession Number: 1937.D1.17

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  • Hercules
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • mythology
  • nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures. [February 1998 related term added, "nudity"; alternate descriptor changed, was "nude". September 1990 descriptor added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 267 x 392 mm (10.5 x 15.4 in.)

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