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Hercules overcomes Antaeus, who opposes his passage into Africa / Copper Plate Magazine
- Hercules overcomes Antaeus, who opposes his passage into Africa
- Copper Plate Magazine
Hercules killing the giant Antaeus by lifting him up; the hero's club at his feet; a cliff in the right middle distance; lettered state of of illustration to Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'
Etching and engraving
- 1774-1778 (c)
- Published in: London
- (Europe,British Isles,England,London)
- Height: 200 millimetres
- Width: 151 millimetres
Inscription ContentLettered with production detail: 'Eisen del.t - W. Walker sculp.', publication line: 'Published by G. Kearsly, No.46 Fleet Street', and title.
This is a British copy of a French plate engraved by Noel Lemire after Eisen. See 1877,1013.1241 for comment.
For early proof see 1877,1013.1251
French Post-binder Small
- Associated Title: Metamorphoses
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Object reference number: PPA321557
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