Wrestlers (or Hercules and Antæus)

Hercules strangling Antaeus

Sir Thomas Brock, K.C.B., R.A. 1847-1922

Signed and dated 1889


42 inches

Marked “3/9”

Private Collection

John Sankey reports that Brock exhibited a statuette Hercules strangling Antaeus at the Royal Academy in 1870

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