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Hercules on Mount Oeta.

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Hercules on Mount Oeta.
Flaxman, John, 1755-1826 (Artist)

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Hercules

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1879
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Her
Heracles (Greek mythology)
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Source note: From
Content: Hercules lays himself on a funeral pyre on Mount Oeta after being poisoned. He then ascends to Mount Olympus and lives among the gods.
Physical Description
Tinted lithograph.
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 10.6 x 14.9 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c85bda30-c5be-012f-e8a8-58d385a7bc34
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The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1755: Creator Born
  • 1826: Creator Died
  • 1879: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hercules on Mount Oeta." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1879. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c80-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hercules on Mount Oeta." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c80-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1879). Hercules on Mount Oeta. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c80-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Hercules on Mount Oeta.