The itinerary <em>TITULORECORRIDO</em> has been successfully created. Now you can add in works from the Collection browser
<em>TITULOOBRA</em> added to <em>TITULORECORRIDO</em> itinerary

Collection <Back
Hercules and Omphale
Dumandré, Antonio (Attributed to)
Close Continuar a ficha de la obra

Dumandré, Antonio (Attributed to)

Hercules and Omphale

1728 - 1761. Marble Room 021

Antoine Dumandré and his brother Hubert worked for Philip V at the palace of La Granja and this relief can be associated with their work and hence with the monarch’s artistic circle. Considered the mythical ancestor of the Spanish monarchy, Hercules was sold as a slave to Queen Omphale in punishment for a crime. He became her lover at court, a situation they concealed by cross-dressing and adopting each other’s clothes.

Technical data

Inventory number
E000293
Author
Dumandré, Antonio (Attributed to)
Title
Hercules and Omphale
Date
1728 - 1761
Technique
Sculpted
Medium
Marble
Dimension
Height: 82 cm.; Width: 50 cm.; Base/bottom: 6 cm.; Weight: 28.2 Kg.
Provenance
Royal Collection

Bibliography +

Museo Nacional del Prado, Catálogo de la escultura, Madrid, 1908.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Catálogo de la escultura, Patronato Nacional de Museos, Madrid, 1981.

Anes, Gonzalo, Las colecciones reales y la fundación del Museo del Prado, Amigos del Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1996, pp. 328.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Catálogo de la escultura de época moderna. Museo del Prado: siglos XVI-XVIII, Museo del Prado; Fundación Marcelino Botín, Madrid, 1998, pp. 126.

G. Navarro, C.; Perdices, A., La mirada del otro: escenarios para la diferencia, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2017, pp. 80 n.22.

Other inventories +

Museo Real de Pinturas a la muerte de Fernando VII, 1834. Núm. fol.28.
Una medalla de marmol de Carrara de tres pies escasos de alta por dos menos cuartos de ancha que representa a Hércules reciviendo una rueca y Huso de Yole...2.000.

Inv. Real Museo, 1857. Núm. 101.
101. Bajo relieve de marmol de Carrara con su marco de madera dorada representando a Hércules recibiendo la rueca y el uso. Alto 2 pies, 10 pulg; ancho 1 pie, 9 pulg.

Exhibitions +

The Other’s Gaze. Spaces of difference
Madrid
14.06.2017 - 10.09.2017

Location +

Room 021 (On Display)

Expuesto
Update date: 02-05-2019 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

Print on demand

Print artworks available in our catalogue in high quality and your preferred size and finish.

Image archive

Request artworks available in our catalogue in digital format.

Up