Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Myths ExploitsHercules and AchelousAchelous as sea-monster or Triton
Further details
according to the label the top left of the image shows the birth of Achelous from the nymph Nais; the man carrying away the woman may represent Okeanus with Nais or Achelous with Klistoria
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bonasone, Giulio (born c1510, died after 1576)
DATE
1550
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prints and Drawings)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (XV.157.178)
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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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