Hercules

Description (Brief)
This red chalk study by an unknown artist shows Hercules, wearing the skin of the Nemean lion. Representations of this mythological hero frequently show him this way. Hercules killed the almost invulnerable lion as the first of his twelve labors.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
original artist
unknown
Physical Description
paper (sheet material)
chalk (image material)
Measurements
sheet: 32 cm x 21.5 cm; 12 5/8 in x 8 7/16 in
ID Number
GA*14359
accession number
94830
catalog number
14359
subject
Art
Communications
Mythology
Ferris Collection
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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