Hercules and the Hydras

Hercules and the Hydras

John Singer Sargent


Oil on canvas

347.98 x 317.5 cm (137 x 125 inches)

Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (25.647

Commissioned by the MFA in 1916 for $40,018 (for 21.10500-21.10515), installed ceiling side aisle, Huntington Avenue stairway, 1925.

The MFA has two pencil studies for the painting (28.686 and 28.710)