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Hercules Conquering the Molionide Twins
Hercules Conquering the Molionide Twins
Artist:
Date:
ca. 1496
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
38.6 x 28 cm
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1998.201.48
Acquisition Date:
1998-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Michael G. Berolzheimer in memory of Michael Berolzheimer

In the foreground, Hercules poises his left foot on the Molionide twins. Acccording to legend the bodies of the sons of Molione were joined and their combined stregnth surpassed that of any human