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Title
Hercules on Mount Oeta
Names
Flaxman, John, 1755-1826 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Hercules

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1879
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Her
Topics
Heracles (Greek mythology)
Death
Mythology
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Cremation
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Source note: From Stories from the Greek tragedians. (New York Dodd, Mead Company 1879) Flaxman, John (1755-1826), Illustrator. Church, Alfred John (1829-1912), Author.
Content: Hercules lays himself on a funeral pyre on Mount Oeta after being poisoned. He then ascends to Mount Olympus and lives among the gods.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 10.6 x 14.9 cm
Tinted lithograph.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c85bda30-c5be-012f-e8a8-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1755: Creator Born
  • 1826: Creator Died
  • 1879: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hercules on Mount Oeta" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1879. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c80-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hercules on Mount Oeta" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 10, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c80-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1879). Hercules on Mount Oeta Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c80-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Hercules on Mount Oeta