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Hercules and Cerberus
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de
Hercules and Cerberus
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de

Hercules is depicted here fighting with his club against Cerberus, the three-headed dog guarding the entrance to Hades, which lunges at him with its three ferocious mouths. According to the classical Greek myth, the last of the 12 labours that Hercules was commanded to complete was to bring Cerberus forth from the underworld. The rope with which he is pulling Cerberus indicates he is on the verge

Charon crossing the Styx
Oil on panel. 1520 - 1524
Patinir, Joachim
Charon crossing the Styx
Oil on panel. 1520 - 1524
Patinir, Joachim

In addition to the originality of its subject, this painting by Patinir is also remarkable for its unusual composition within Patinir`s oeuvre. The artist has divided the space vertically into three zones, one on either side and the third occupied by the broad river in the centre, on whose opaque and mirror-like surface Charon steers his boat. For the iconography of this subject, Patinir draws tog

Study of a man's right shoulder, breast and upper arm
Pencil on yellow paper. 1536 - 1541
Michelangelo (Michelangelo Buonarroti)
Study of a man's right shoulder, breast and upper arm
Pencil on yellow paper. 1536 - 1541
Michelangelo (Michelangelo Buonarroti)

This is a study for one of the demons in the group at the lower right of the Last Judgement, which he painted between 1536 and 1541 on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican. In the fresco the devil descends through the air carrying a nude woman upside down by the legs, her buttocks showing prominently. He seems about to dump her on the writhing pile of lost souls being transported in

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