Hercules (or Samson) tearing open the jaws of a lion

Details

  • Title

    Hercules (or Samson) tearing open the jaws of a lion

  • Associated place

    Italy (place of creation)
  • Date

    18th century (1701 - 1800)
  • Material and technique

    bronze; Hollow, lost-wax, cast

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    19.2 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by Mrs Gutekunst, in memory of her husband Otto, 1953.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1953.107

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Further reading

Penny, Nicholas, Catalogue of European Sculpture in the Ashmolean Museum: 1540 to the Present Day, 3 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992)

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