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Hercules and Antaeus
  • Giovanni Antonio da Brescia, artist
    circa 1460–circa 1520
    born: Brescia, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy) ; died: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy)
    Andrea Mantegna
    circa 1431–1506
    born: Isola di Cartura, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy) ; died: Mantua, Margravate of Mantua (present-day Italy)
  • Hercules and Antaeus, circa 1490–1500
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • engraving
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 254 x 180 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 10 x 7 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0083
Catalogue raisonné

Two nude male figures in landscape. The man on the right is wearing a lion robe (identified as Hercules), and is grasping the other man (identified as Anteus) around the waist. A tree stands in the background.