Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Cycles Labours and other scenes Lorenz Beger, Hercules ethnicorum (engravings of Antiquities, 1705)
Myths Infancy and childhood Infant Hercules strangling serpentsSingle figure
Myths Infancy and childhood Birth of HerculesWith neither Juno nor Jupiter
Daedalus
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceUnknown or lost PrototypesRoman Sarcophagus, formerly in S. Paolo fuori le mura
Daedalus makes a mechanical toy or another object
Daedulus builds the labyrinth
Daedalus and Icarus The fall of Icarus
Further details
Copy of a Daedalus sarcophagus, Beger misinterpreted the first scene as Birth of Hercules
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
1705
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Beger, LorenzHercules Ethnicorum ex variis antiquitatum reliquiis delineatus, Berolini, 1705, plate 3
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RELATIONS
library-record of illustrated text
complete digital copy of illustrated text in the Warburg Institute Library
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