Skip to main content

Bronze door knocker with hercules and lions

Image attached to M.27-1917

An image of Metalwork. Door Knocker with Hercules and Lions. Unknown, sculptor, Venice. Bronze, cast, height, whole, 31.5 cm, circa 1560-1630. Renaissance.

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

About this image

Metalwork. Door Knocker with Hercules and Lions. Unknown, sculptor, Venice. Bronze, cast, height, whole, 31.5 cm, circa 1560-1630. Renaissance.

Image data

  • Accession Number: M.27-1917
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Jaymes Sinclair
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 882 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 174.94kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1

Key words

16th Century 17th Century Artistic Movement Date Department Fitz_AA Heracles Herakles Hercules Italian Material Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords People Renaissance Venetian School Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd animals bronze cast club door knockers hero heroic lions male male nude muscles muscular mythological mythology nude strength strong

Colours in this image

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...