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Hercules destroying Cacus.

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Title
Hercules destroying Cacus.
Names
Lemoyne, François (1688-1737) (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Hercules

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Her
Topics
Heracles (Greek mythology)
Cattle
Monsters
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Violence
Mythology, Roman
Cacus (Roman deity)
Genres
Art reproductions
Notes
Statement of Responsibility: Printed on border: "From the painting by Francois Le Moine in the gallery of the Louvre."

Content : In Roman mythology, the fire-breathing giant Cacus is killed for stealing cattle that Hercules had confiscated from the monster Geryon as one of his Twelve Labors.

Source note: The masterpieces of French art : a biographical history of art in France from the earliest period to and including the salon of 1882. (Philadelphia : Gebbie, c1883) Viardot, Louis (1800-1883), Author. Armstrong, William A. , Editor.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 15.5 x 18.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: cc30ac30-c5be-012f-22f2-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1688: Creator Born
  • 1737: Creator Died
  • 1883: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hercules destroying Cacus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c8c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hercules destroying Cacus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 7, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c8c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1883). Hercules destroying Cacus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c8c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Hercules destroying Cacus.