Hercules at the crossroad

Several Renaissance painters and other artists used the theme of Hercules’ indecision to portray the vice and virtue motif.

Vários pintores renascentistas e outros usaram por tema a indecisão de Hércules nas opções vício e virtude.

Sebastiano Ricci (1659-1734)-'Hercules at the crossroad'-oil on canvas-(1710-1720)   Private collection

Ivan Akimovich Akimov (1755-1814)-'Hercules at the crossroad'-oil on canvas-1801   St Petersburg-Russian Museum

Girolamo di Benvenuto (1470-1525)-'Hercules at the crossroad'-oil on canvas   Venezia-Cá d'Oro (Galleria Franchetti)

Giovanni Baglione (1566-1643)-'Hercules at the crossroad'-oil on canvas-(1640-1642)   Ljubljana-National Gallery of Slovenia

Annibale Carracci (1560-1609)-'the judgment of Hercules'-oil on canvas-ca 1596   Napoli-Museo di Capodimonte

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