Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
With other figuresMinerva
Cycles Twelve Labours Vatican, Museo Gregoriano, Altar of Hercules (2nd century) and drawings after it
Cycles Labours and other scenes Lorenz Beger, Hercules ethnicorum (engravings of Antiquities, 1705)
Myths Labours Nemean lionHercules strangling the lion
Myths Labours Lernean hydraHercules fighting with club
Myths Labours Arcadian stag
Myths Labours Erymanthian boarHercules carries the boar
Myths Labours Augean stables
Myths Labours Stymphalian birds
Myths Labours Cattle of GeryonHercules fights with Geryon (with multiple body-parts)
Myths Labours Apples of the HesperidesHercules holding the applesWithout the slain dragon
Myths Labours CerberusHercules pulling a defeated Cerberus behind himHercules and Cerberus alone
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesReliefsVatican, Museo Gregoriano Profano (Altar of Hercules)
Further details
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 5
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library-record of illustrated text
complete digital copy of illustrated text in the Warburg Institute Library
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