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Galinthias deceives Eileithyia by announcing the birth of Heracles
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Galinthias deceives Eileithyia by announcing the birth of Heracles

1777-1780

Artists
Northcote, James    more

After Fuseli, Johann Heinrich    more

Graphite, pen and ink (iron-gall), brush and ink (grey and ochre) on paper

height: 31.6 cm; width: 41.5 cm

Notes
After the drawing of the same title by Fuseli, now in Zurich. sheet is slightly irregular, small tears at edges made up, fold down centre of sheet

Inscription
Inscribed, pen and ink, lower left, recto, 136

Acquisition
Matthews, Alister; purchase; 1977 (23 August)
D.1977.WF.4776

Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

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