Hercules by Baldassarre Franceschini

Hercules killing the Hydra depicting the hero with right foot raised plunging a spear into the monster.

Details

Medium:
Red chalk
Dimensions:
255 x 20 cm
Acquired in:
1922
Bequeathed by:
F W Smith through The Art Fund

One of a group of drawings selected from the collection of the late Francis William Smith.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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