The Choice of Hercules

On display

Details

  • Title

    The Choice of Hercules

  • Artist/maker

    Paolo de' Matteis (1662 - 1728)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1712
  • Material and technique

    oil on canvas

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    198.2 x 256.5 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased with the assistance of the Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund, the Art Fund, the Pilgrim Trust and the National Heritage Memorial Fund, (Blakiston, France, Bouch, Russell, Madan Funds), 1980.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 44 | European Art
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1980.92

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Further reading

Whistler, Catherine, Baroque and Later Paintings in the Ashmolean Museum (London: Modern Art Press, 2017), no. 77, pp. 238-245

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