The Rape of Deianeira with Hercules drawing his Bow at Nessus
Italian (Florentine) School
Art / Oil paintings
Tempera on panel
390 x 375 mmOrder this image
Blickling Hall, Norfolk (Accredited Museum)
Tempera painting on panel (left end), The Rape of Deianeira with Hercules drawing his Bow at Nessus (cassone panel), Florentine School, mid 15th century. On left hand side end of the cassone, Italian, C19.
Probably acquired by 8th Marquess of Lothian (1832 -1870) from the restorer and almost exclusive supplier to the British of such items, William Blundell Spence (1814-1900); bequeathed with the hall and contents to the National Trust by Philip, 11th Marquess of Lothian (1882-1940).
Makers and roles
Italian (Florentine) School, artist Apollonia di Giovanni (fl. 1415/17 - 1465, artist Marco del Buono Giamberti (1402 - 1489), artist