Hercules before the Temple of Janus
- between 1680 and 1690
- Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 13 11/16 × 10 11/16 inches (34.8 × 27.1 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "#66"
Lettered in black ink, within image, lower right: "G. Lairesse pinxit | A Blooteling fecit"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- aggressive, unfriendly activities and relationships of Hercules | architectural subject | club (weapon) | death | door | fighting | harpies | hero | man | mythology | nude | relief | religious and mythological subject | temple | togas | wings (costume accessories) | women | wreaths
- Associated Places:
- Italy | Lazio | Roma | Roman Forum | Rome | Temple of Janus
- Associated People:
- Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Print made by Abraham Blooteling, 1640–1690, Dutch, Hercules before the Temple of Janus, between 1680 and 1690
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