Giovanni Battista Bertani (Italian, 1516-1576)
Double-Sided Sheet: Study for Hercules Victorious over the Hydra (recto); Study of Hercules, a Roman Soldier’s Head, and Ornament (verso)
(verso) Study of Hercules, roman soldier's head, ornaments
45.7 x 30.5 cm (18 x 12 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Marks: Inscribed in pen and ink on verso: "Cinquantacinque camise de M. / vinti de ferig.o / quarantacinque camise de Madona"
Credit / Object Number
Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund
… - 1965, Collection of Michael Jaffé, Cambridge. Sotheby & Co. Sales catalogue.
1965, Purchased by the RISD Museum at Sotheby’s, London on 11/11/1965, Lot 52.
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