Farnese Hercules


  • Title

    Farnese Hercules

  • Associated place

    Italy (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    17th - 19th century (1601 - 1900)
  • Material and technique


  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    56.4 cm including plinth (height)
    plinth at back 3 cm (height)
    plinth 22.8 cm (length)
    plinth 20.6 cm (width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Transferred from Wellcome Museum, 1982.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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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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