Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths ExploitsHercules and CacusCacus stealing the cattle, while Hercules is absent or sleeping
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
VicesIndividual Pride (Superbia)
Death
Ways of dying SuicideMiscellaneous
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Unidentified
Further details
The image, which is not fully explained by the accompanying text, apparently shows Superbia riding on a donkey, the fire-breathing Cacus stealing Geryon's cattle from Hercules, a man stabbing his heart with a sword and a woman who has hanged herself on a tree.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Antwerp
DATE
1575
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Furmerius, Bernard GerbrandsDe rerum usu et abusu, Antwerp, 1575, fol. C,iv,r
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