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The Modern Hercules, cleansing the Augean Stable
The Modern Hercules, cleansing the Augean Stable
Date:
1805
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
24.7 x 34.6 cm (image)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.2372
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Political satire; a stable with horses lined up with the heads of men; Whitbread as Hercules pours the contents of a large tankard inscribed 'Whitbread's Intire' at their feet. The 'Abbot of Saint Stephen' under arch to the left.