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The infant Hercules
1784

Medium
hand-coloured etching
Measurements
21.0 × 32.5 cm (image) 26.0 × 35.5 cm (plate) 26.7 × 36.3 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
BM Satires 6402; Grego I p. 115
Inscription
printed in ink l.r.: Pub:d (d in superscript above : ) Feb.y (y in superscript above . ) 3.d (d in superscript above . ) 1784. by .W.Humphrey No (o in superscript) 227 Strand.
printed in ink l.c.: THE INFANT HERCULES .
printed in ink (in image) (in speech bubble) u.c.: These were / your MINISTERS
printed in ink (in image) (on serpents’ tails) l.l.: BILL EAST INDIA AMERICAN WAR
printed in ink (in image) (on shield) l.c.: SHIELD OF CHATHAM.
Accession Number
2404-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1926
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Gallery location
Not on display