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Herakles or Hercules

Figure, Deity, Greek and Roman, Herakles/Hercules

Works of Art (28)

Amphora, ca. 530 B.C.; Archaic; red-figure, Signed by Andokides, as potter; Attributed to the Andokides Painter (red-figure decoration); Attributed to Psiax (black-figure decoration), Greek, Attic, Terracotta (63.11.6)
Calyx-krater (vessel for mixing wine and water) depicting Herakles, Theseus, and Perithous in Hades, ca. 450–440 B.C.; red-figure, Greek; Attic, Attributed to the Nekyia Painter, Terracotta (08.258.21)
Cameo with Hercules, ca. 1220, Probably made in southern Italy, Sardonyx with modern gold frame (38.150.23)
Childbirth bowl (scodella) with Aeneas Fleeing Troy (interior) and grotteschi (exterior); and tray (tagliere) with Pyramis and Thisbe (top) and Hercules and the Nemean Lion (bottom), ca. 1530–40, Baldassare Manara (Italian), Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica) (1975.1.1043a,b)
Cista with Herakles Amazonomachy, 4th–3rd centuries B.C., Italic, Bronze (22.84.2)
Column-krater (bowl for mixing wine and water), ca. 350–320 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to the Group of Boston 00.348, Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Terracotta (50.11.4)
Farnese Hercules,1562, Jacob Bos (Netherlandish, born 's Hertogenbosch), Published by Antonio Lafréri (French), From the Metropolitan Museum's copy of the Speculum Romanae magnificentiae (Mirror of Rome's Magnificence), Engraving (41.72[2.63])
Game Piece with Hercules Throwing Diomedes to his Man–Eating Horses, ca. 1100–1150, German (Probably made in Cologne), Elephant ivory (16.106)
The Great Hercules, 1589, Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish), Engraving (46.140.28)
Hercules and Achelous in the Form of a Bull, ca. 1524–25, Giovanni (Gian) Jacopo (Giacomo) Caraglio (Italian, Veronese or Parmese), after Rosso Fiorentino (Italian, Florentine), Engraving (49.50.208)
Hercules and Achelous, probably mid-17th century, Attributed to the Master of the Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian, Austrian, Ivory (1982.60.129)
Hercules and Antaeus, ca. 1516, Ugo da Carpi (Italian), after Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Marchigian), Chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks (22.67.80)
Hercules and the Hydra of Lerna, ca. 1500–1520, Robetta (Cristofano di Michele Martini) (Italian, Florentine), after Antonio Pollaiuolo (Italian, Florentine), Engraving (27.20.2)
Hercules Chasing Avarice from the Temple of the Muses, ca. 1518 (?), Ugo da Carpi (Italian); Designed by Baldassare Tommaso Peruzzi (Italian), Chiaroscuro woodcut from two blocks (20.24.76)
Hercules Farnese, ca. 1592 (published and dated 1617), Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish), Engraving (17.37.59)
Hydria (water jar) depicting Herakles with women, a satyr, and Pan in the Garden of the Hesperides, early 4th century B.C.; red-figure, Greek; Attic, Attributed to the Hesperides Painter, Terracotta (24.97.5)
Hydria (water jar) with the infant Herakles strangling snakes sent by the goddess Hera, ca. 460–450 B.C.; red-figure, Greek; Attic, Attributed to the Nausicaä Painter, Terracotta (25.28)
Iphicles and Hercules Attacked by Snakes, mid-15th century, Italy; Padua, Terracotta (2006.453)
Lekythos (oil flask), ca. 500 B.C.; black-figure on white ground, Attributed to the Sappho Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (41.162.29)
Neck-amphora, Archaic, ca. 540–530 B.C.; black-figure, Attributed to a painter of the Princeton Group, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (2010.147)
Pair of flintlock pistols, 1800–1801, Samuel Brunn (English); Michael Barnett (English), Steel, wood, silver, gold (1992.330.1-.2)
Pendant, ca. 1550–75, Flemish or German (Cologne?), Boxwood and various woods for marquetry, partly stained (17.190.310)
Plaque: Hercules Overcoming the Centaur Nessus, ca. 1570–80, Annibale Fontana (Italian, Milanese), Rock crystal in enameled gold frame of later date (32.100.237)
Ring with head of Herakles, late 4th–3rd century B.C.; Hellenistic, Greek, Gold (10.132.1)
Statue of Herakles seated on a rock, Imperial, 1st or 2nd century A.D., Roman; adaptation of a Greek statue of the late 4th or early 3rd century B.C., Marble (11.55)
Statuette of Herakles, last quarter of 6th century B.C.; Archaic, Greek, Bronze (28.77)
Studies for Hercules Holding a Club Seen in Frontal View, Male Nude Unsheathing a Sword, and the Movements of Water (recto); Study for Hercules Holding a Club Seen in Rear View (verso), 1506–8, Leonardo da Vinci (Italian), Pen and brown ink, charcoal or soft black chalk (recto), charcoal or soft black chalk (verso) (2000.328a,b)
The Triumph of Love, ca. 1485–90, Francesco Rosselli (Italian, Florentine), Engraving (25.2.33)