Hans Sebald Beham - Hercules and Iolaus slaying the Hydra, 1545 (detail)

Hans Sebald Beham/ Hans Sebald Beham

Germany

Wood Engraving, Printmaking, Etching, Engraving

Hans Sebald Beham
Hans Sebald Beham
Male
Germany
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Hans Sebald Beham was a prolific German painter and printmaker, noted for his engravings, etchings and woodcuts, including woodcut book illustrations. Born in 1500 in Nuremberg, Beham was one of the members of Little Masters – the group of German artists making prints in the generation after Albrecht Dürer.

Featured image: Hans Sebald Beham – Hercules and Iolaus slaying the Hydra, 1545 (detail)