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 V&A 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, 2016), no. 77, pp. 238-245

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