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Title
Hercules at the feet of Omphale
Names
Dantan, Édouard, 1848-1897 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Hercules

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1874
Date Issued: 1894
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)
Spinning
Mythology
Thread
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Canopies
Nude in art
Omphale (Greek mythology)
Genres
Art reproductions
Notes
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.
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 16.7 x 22.2 cm
Grain-screen halftone.
Red ink spots on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cb880f00-c5be-012f-2a07-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1848: Creator Born
  • 1874: Created (Approximate)
  • 1897: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hercules at the feet of Omphale" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1874 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c8a-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 at the feet of Omphale" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c8a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1874 - 1894). Hercules at the feet of Omphale Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c8a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Hercules at the feet of Omphale