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Mythology in the Art | Roman mythology | Hercules
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Olympic gods awaiting the arrival of the emperor. From left to right: Hercules, Minerva, Bacchus, Jupiter, Ceres, Juno, Mercury.
Marble.
114—117 CE.
Benevento, Arch of Trajan.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Olympic gods awaiting the arrival of the emperor. From left to right: Hercules, Minerva, Bacchus, Jupiter, Ceres, Juno, Mercury.
Marble.
114—117 CE.
Benevento, Arch of Trajan.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Heracles?
Large-grained white marble.
1st century CE.
Inv. No. 1839.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Heracles?
Large-grained white marble. 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 1839.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Heracles?
Large-grained white marble. 1st century CE.
Height 36 cm.
Inv. No. 1839.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statues of athletes in a palestra.
Terracotta.
Rome. 1st cent. BCE — 1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. 1929.
Copenhagen, New Carlsberg Glyptotek.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Farnese Hercules.
Italic marble.
Roman copy of 2nd cent. CE after a bronze model of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 138.
Florence, Uffizi Gallery.
8. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Reception of Heracles into the Assembly of Olympic gods in the presence of Hera, Athena, and Zeus as rainbow.
Fresco of the 4th style. 50—79 CE.
Herculaneum, Hall of the Augustals (VI, 24).
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Statuette of drunken Hercules pissing.
White marble.
1st cent. BCE — 1st cent. CE.
Inv. Nos. SAP 75802 / ex 4525.
Herculaneum, Antiquarium (in depositarium).
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Campana plaque showing palaestra.
Terracotta, traces of paint.
1st cent. CE.
Inv. No. AT 3700.
Moscow, Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.
11. CERAMICS. Greece.
Feasting Heracles.
Bilingual amphora, type A. Attic.
Attributed to the Andokides Painter (Furtwängler), to the Lysippides Painter (Beazley).
Clay. Ca. 520—510 BCE.
Inv. Nos. J 388 / 2301.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
12. CERAMICS. Greece.
Heracles on the kline surrounded by Hermes, Athens and the cupbearer.
Bilingual amphora, type A. Attic.
The Andokides Painter (red-figure painting) and the Lysippides Painter (black-figure painting).
Clay. Ca. 520—510 BCE.
Inv. Nos. J 388 / 2301.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
13. CERAMICS. Greece.
Heracles on the kline in the presence of Athena.
Bilingual amphora, type A. Attic.
The Andokides Painter (red-figure painting) and the Lysippides Painter (black-figure painting).
Clay. Ca. 520—510 BCE.
Inv. Nos. J 388 / 2301.
Munich, State Antique Collection.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Farnese Hercules.
Marble.
Roman work of the age of empire after an original of the second half of the 4th century BCE.
Inscription on the base: ΓΛΙΚΟΝ ΑΤΑΙΝΑΙΟΣ ΕΠΙΕΣΕ (Athenian Glykon has made [statue]).
Inv. No. 6001.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Farnese Hercules.
Marble.
Inv. No. 6001.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Farnese Hercules.
Marble.
Roman work of the age of empire after an original of the second half of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 6001.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hercules at rest (the Farnese-Pitti type).
Marble.
Roman work of the late 2nd — early 3rd cent. CE after a bronze original by Lysippos of the second half of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 6001.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hercules at rest (the Farnese-Pitti type).
Marble.
Roman work of the late 2nd — early 3rd cent. CE after a bronze original by Lysippos of the second half of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 6001.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Hercules at rest (the Farnese-Pitti type).
Marble.
Roman work of the late 2nd — early 3rd cent. CE after a bronze original by Lysippos of the second half of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 6001.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Farnese Hercules. Detail.
Marble.
Roman work of the age of empire after an original of the second half of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 6001.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.