Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Single figure Portraits in the guise of Hercules
PORTRAITS
Rulers
ModernFrance Louis XIII (1601-1643, r. 1610-1643)
Types of portrait
As mythological figuresMale
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Lion and lioness
Cock or Cockerel
Coats-of-Arms
SpainRoyal
Further details
Louis XIII as Hercules, trampling on the Spanish arms, the French cock attacking a lion
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bosse, Abraham (1602-1676)
DATE
1635
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
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RELATIONS
British Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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