Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Single figure Standing With club and lion skinClub resting on shoulder
Myths ExploitsHercules and AchelousAchelous as bull
Myths ExploitsHercules and AntaeusAloneAntaeus lifted off the ground → Antaeus pushing against Hercules's head
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Art and art theory
Art theoryThe nude
Further details
the fight with Achelous is shown in the left middle-ground, Hercules furthermore holds the horn wrestled from Achelous in his right hand
ARTIST/CREATOR
Goltzius, Hendrick (1558-1617)
DATE
1589
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (III.44.142 (state 1))
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Hollstein XI, p. 32
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RELATIONS
British Museum
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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