Hercules and the Nemean Lion
late 15th - early 16th century
bronze (medium brown patina, much rubbed)
diameter: 4.72 cm (1 7/8 in)
Gustave Dreyfus [1837-1914], Paris; his estate; purchased 1930 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); purchased 1945 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1957 to NGA.