Hercules Pictures

Here you'll find some Hercules pictures (his name in Greek mythology was Herakles, but in art he was mainly called with the Roman version of his name, Hercules).

These are some statues of Hercules. As you can notice, all the Hercules pictures represent him as a bearded man, dressed in a lion skin.

Statue Of Hercules At Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
Statue Of Hercules At Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
Moos, Martin
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This other statue represents Hercules holding the sky on his shoulders. When he went to get the Hesperides apples, he met the titan Atlas, who told him that he is the only one who can take the apples, and so he convinced Hercules to hold the sky until he goes to bring the apples.

Late 16th Cent Italian Figure Of Hercules
Late 16th Cent Italian Figure Of Hercules
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Tablet depicting Hercules carrying off the Delphic Tripod in front of Apollo (marble)
Tablet depicting Hercules carrying off the Delphic Tripod in front of Apollo (marble)
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The following statue represents Hercules killing the Hydra:

Statue Of Hercules On The Michaelertrakt., Vienna,  Austria
Statue Of Hercules On The Michaelertrakt., Vienna, Austria
Mayfield, Diana
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And now some more Hercules pictures:

Hercules In The Garden Of The Hesperides
Hercules In The Garden Of The Hesperides
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For a while, Hercules has been Queen Omphale's slave:

Hercules And Omphale
Hercules And Omphale
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At her court, Hercules dressed like a woman, while the queen liked to put on his clothes.

Hercules and Omphale
Hercules and Omphale
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When Queen Omphale discovered who were his parents, she freed Hercules and married him.

Hercules and Omphale
Hercules and Omphale
Boucher, Francois
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Later, Hercules married Deianira, and when the centaur Nessus tried to kidnap her, the hero killed him.

Hercules, Deianeira and the centaur Eurytion, c.1600
Hercules, Deianeira and the centaur Eurytion, c.1600
Rottenhammer, Hans
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Hercules, Deianeira and the Dead Centaur Nessus by Bartholomaeus Spranger
Hercules, Deianeira and the Dead Centaur Nessus by Bartholomaeus Spranger
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And now some pictures of Hercules labors.

Hercules and the Stymphalian birds, 1600
Hercules and the Stymphalian birds, 1600
Dürer, Albrecht
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Hercules Fighting with the Nemean Lion
Hercules Fighting with the Nemean Lion
Zurbaran, Francisco de
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Hercules and the Lernaean Hydra, after Gustave Moreau, c.1876
Hercules and the Lernaean Hydra, after Gustave Moreau, c.1876
Berchere, Narcisse
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