GIOVANNI ANTONIO DA BRESCIA
(b. ca. 1460, Brescia, d. 1523, Roma)
Hercules and the Nemean Lion-
Engraving, 257 x 234 mm
Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna
The first of Heracles's twelve labours, set by King Eurystheus was to bring him the skin of an invulnerable lion which terrorized the hills around Nemea.