Heracles and Lernean Hydra

In its 'second labour' the hero Hercules had the mission to kill a monstrous hydra which attacked the herds in the Peloponnese region of Lerna.

No seu 'segundo trabalho' o heroico Hercules tinha por missão matar uma hidra monstruosa que atacava os rebanhos na região peloponésica de Lerna.

Gustave Moreau (1826-1898)-'Heracles and Lernean Hydra'-oil on canmvas-1876    Chicago-Art Institute

Antonio del Pollaiolo (ca 1430-1498)-'Heracles and Lernean Hydra'-tempera on panel-ca 1475    Firenze-Galleria degli Uffizi

John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)-'Heracles and Lernean Hydra'-oil on canmvas-1921    Boston-Museum of Fine Arts

Eagle painter (6th century BCE)-'Herakles, Iolaos, and the Lernean Hydra (on the belly)'-hydria-etruscan-(black figures)-ca 525 BCE    Malibu-J. Paul Getty Museum (83.AE.346)

Hans Sebald Beham (1500-1550)-'Hercules slaying the Hydra'-1545    Private collections (from Labours of Hercules 1542-1548)

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