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Nessi Veste Rabidus Se Comburit Hercules (Hercules on His Funeral Pyre) from the series Labors of Hercules

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Public Domain

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Hans Sebald Beham

German, 1500-1550

Nessi Veste Rabidus Se Comburit Hercules (Hercules on His Funeral Pyre) from the series Labors of Hercules, 1548

engraving

sheet: 2 x 3 inches (5.08 x 7.62 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Gift of Willis O. Chapin, 1891

1891:4.39

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Inscriptions

inscription / upper right, in the plate / Nessi Veste Rabidus Se Comburit Hercules
inscription / lower center, in the plate / Philocrasses
date; monogram / lower right, in the plate / 1548; (where the artist's monogram [HsB] would have appeared, the paper is torn
inscription / lower center, in the plate / Philocrasses

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Prints (visual works)

Work Type

Engraving (print)

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