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Hercules and Omphale.

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1623847
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Names
Goupil & Cie. (Printer)
Gleyre, Charles (1806-1874) (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)
Cupid (Roman deity)
Spinning
Mythology
Thread
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Peacocks
Eros (Greek deity)
Omphale (Greek mythology)
Peristyles
Doric order
Genres
Art reproductions
Notes
Statement of Responsibility: Printed on border: "From the original painting in the Museum of Neufchatel [Neuchatel]."

Content : Hercules was sold into slavery to Omphale, Queen of Lydia, as punishment for the killing of Iphitus. He was forced to do traditional female tasks such as spinning thread.

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
Form: Photogravures ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 25.9 x 17.8 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: ce7a1ad0-c5be-012f-aed2-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1883: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hercules and Omphale." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6017-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hercules and Omphale." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6017-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1883). Hercules and Omphale. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6017-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Hercules and Omphale.