Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Italy
FlorencePalazzo VecchioSala di Ercole
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Cycles Labours and other scenes Florence, Palazzo Vecchio, Sala di Ercole (Vasari, 1566-67)
Myths Infancy and childhood Infant Hercules strangling serpentsWith other figures (often including his brother)With his parents or nurses
Myths Labours Lernean hydraMiscellaneous
Myths Labours Stymphalian birds
Myths Labours Cattle of GeryonHercules fights with Geryon (with one head only)
Myths Labours CerberusHercules attacking Cerberus but not yet pulling him
Myths ExploitsHercules and AntaeusAloneAntaeus lifted off the ground → Antaeus trying to break Hercules's grip
Alcmene
Jupiter in disguise at Alcmene's House
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Vasari, Giorgio (1511-1574)
DATE
1556 - 1557
LOCATION
Florence, Palazzo Vecchio, Sala di Ercole
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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