Hercules and Deianeira by Jan Gossart

Gossart studied the antique, during his visit to Rome in 1508.

Details

Category:
Classical/Mythological
Medium:
Woodcut Dimensions: 26 x 17 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,000 ( Total: £5,193)
Acquired in:
1987
Vendor:
Agnew's

His paintings and prints combine elements of the classical Renaissance - most notably in the architectural settings and sculptural qualities of his figures - with a Northern approach to composition.

Provenance

Chatsworth Collection; Christies 5/12/85, (169); Agnew's.

Venue details

Hunterian Art Gallery University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, GLASGOW Strathclyde G12 8QQ 0141 330 4221 www.glasgow.ac.uk/hunterian

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