Sleeping Young Hercules

Wenceslaus Hollar, Czech, 1607 - 1677
after Parmigianino, Italian, 1503 - 1540


about 1645-1650

Etching on laid paper

Sheet: 5 3/4 × 4 5/8 in. (14.6 × 11.7 cm)

Mount: 6 1/16 × 4 7/8 in. (15.4 × 12.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Peter H. Voulkos



Place Made: Czechoslovakia, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in plate,lower right: WHollar, fecit.; inscribed, in plate, lower left: F:Par:inu:


The Old Book Shop, Rare Books & Fine Arts, San Francisco; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, about 1975; given to Peter Voulkos, Oakland, California, 2001; given to present collection, 2001.

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