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Hercules and Omphale.

Image ID: 1623847

Hercules and Omphale. (1883)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Hercules and Omphale.


: Gleyre, Charles, 1806-1874 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Goupil & Cie. -- Printer

Published Date

: 1883


: Photogravures

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 25.9 x 17.8 cm.


: 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. Note 2.) Printed on border: "From the original painting in the Museum of Neufchatel [Neuchatel]."

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

: 1623847

Record ID

: 1762257

Digital Item Published

: 6-19-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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