The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Hercules and the Hydra's head
  • School of Giambologna (1524 - 1608)
  • Hercules and the Hydra's head
  • Augsburg, Germany
  • mid 17th century
  • Statuette
  • Ivory and wood, ebonised
  • Height: 27.2 cm
  • S258
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Comte de Pourtalès-Gorgier; Pourtales sale, Feb.-March 1865, no. 1473; comte de Nieuwerkerke; Sir Richard Wallace, 1871.