Jacob de Wit

The child Hercules strangling two snakes and being protected by Pallas Athena, ca. 1732
Lempertz (Keulen) 2015-11-14, nr. 1571
Object information
Object category
Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.

part of a decoration scheme

The introductory painting for a decorative program consisting of 13 paintings, depicting scenes from the works of Hercules (according to cat. sale The Hague, 1993-05-10)
canvas, oil paint
rectangle (landscape format) 92 x 99 cm
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Current attribution
Jacob de Wit
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
c. 1732 (1732)
the preparatory drawing is dated 1732
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Entered on: 1999-02-11; Last modification: 2017-12-13


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