Study for Hercules Wrestling with Devils for the Body of Alcestis

Lord Frederic Leighton (1830-1896)

c. 1870

Black and white chalk

40.5 x 28.4 cm

Collection: Leighton House Museum.

Described by Reena Suleman as "an early example of Leighton’s large-scale study of drapery” (Catalogue, p.58).

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