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Title
Hercules destroying Cacus
Names
Le Moyne, François, 1688-1737 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Hercules

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
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)
Fighting
Monsters
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Clubs (weapons)
Mythology, Roman
Cacus (Roman deity)
Genres
Reproductive prints
Notes
Original version: "From the painting by Francois Le Moine in the gallery of the Louvre."--printed on border.
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: 15.5 x 18.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc30ac30-c5be-012f-22f2-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1688: Creator Born
  • 1737: Creator Died
  • 1883: Issued
  • 2020: 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 destroying Cacus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c8c-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 destroying Cacus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 29, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c8c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

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