Hercules Wrestling with Death for the Body of Alcestes
- Art Funded
- 19 x 37 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £715 (Total: £9,430)
In Euripedes's play, 'Hercules Furens', Hercules, a guest at Admetus's palace at the time of his wife's death, goes after Death and wrestles with him for the body of Alcestis and wins her back.
Ernest Brown & Philips, London, Christie's 5/3/93 lot 94.