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Hercules destroying Cacus.

Image ID: 1623841

Hercules destroying Cacus. (1883)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Hercules destroying Cacus.


: Lemoyne, François, 1688-1737 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1883


: Wood engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 15.5 x 18.5 cm.


: 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. Note 2.) Printed on border: "From the painting by Francois Le Moine in the gallery of the Louvre."

Original Source

: From 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.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Mythology -- Hercules

Source Description

: 1 folder (23 pictures) ; 1 oversize folder (1 picture)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1623841

Record ID

: 1762251

Digital Item Published

: 6-17-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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