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Title
Hercules on Mount Oeta
Names
Flaxman, John, 1755-1826 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Hercules

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1879
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Her
Topics
Heracles (Greek mythology)
Death
Mythology
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Cremation
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Source note: From Stories from the Greek tragedians. (New York Dodd, Mead Company 1879) Flaxman, John (1755-1826), Illustrator. Church, Alfred John (1829-1912), Author.
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
Lithographs
Extent: 10.6 x 14.9 cm
Tinted lithograph.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c85bda30-c5be-012f-e8a8-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hercules on Mount Oeta" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 21, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c80-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

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

Wikipedia Citation

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Hercules on Mount Oeta