Recto: Hercules overpowering the Nemean lion
Verso: Head of a Woman

Details

  • Title

    Recto: Hercules overpowering the Nemean lion Verso: Head of a Woman

  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1507 - 1508
  • Material and technique

    recto: Pen and brown ink over blind stylus and traces of lead or chalk
    Verso: Brush in brown wash, heightened with bodycolour

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 26.2 x 26.2 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by a Body of Subscribers, 1846.

  • Museum location

    currently out on loan

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1846.181

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Further reading

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, II, Italian Schools (Oxford, 1956), 540

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