41.9 x 28.5 x 19.7 cm (16 1/4 x 11 1/4 x 7 3/4 in.)
Gift of the Antiquarian Society in honor of John Maxon
Extended information about this artwork
R. Weihrauch Hans, Europaische Bronze Statuetten 15-18 Jahrhundert (Berlin, 1967), pp. 436-37.
Philip Fehl, “Canova’s Hercules and Lychas: Notes Regarding a Small Bronze in the North Carolina Museum of Art,” North Carolina Museum of Art Bulletin VIII, 1 (1968), pp. 3-26.
Bernard Black, “Canova’s lost model for Hercules and Lichas preserved in bronze: The definitive French casts, the copies and confusions,” Apollo 102, 463 (September 2000), pp. 13-21, fig. 9.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Canova and France,” 15 January - 20 February 1985 [no cat.].
Art Institute of Chicago, “A Decade of Decorative Arts: The Antiquarian Society of the Art Institute of Chicago,” 12 November 1986 - 4 January 1987, no. 20.
M. Jean-Pierre Selz, Paris, by 1977 [according to Receipt X11383 in Registrar’s office]; sold to the Antiquarian Society of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1977 [according to source cited above]; given to the Art Institute as a gift in honor of John Maxon, 1977.
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