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Hercules defeats King Geryon
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de
Hercules defeats King Geryon
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de

This painting depicts the moment after Hercules has killed King Geryon, identified by the crown on his head. The monarch had come to defend his herd of oxen and cows after the god Eurystheus had order [+]

The Death of Hercules
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de
The Death of Hercules
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de

This episode, which illustrates Hercules’s death, was narrated in great detail by Baltasar de Victoria, who tells how the hero killed Nessus the centaur for having attempted to rape Hercules’s bride, [+]

Hercules and the Erymanthian Boar
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de
Hercules and the Erymanthian Boar
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de

Hercules’s encounter with the Erimanthean bore is not the best known of his labors. At first glance, it would appear to be nothing more than a new demonstration of his capacity to vanquish evil and sa [+]

Hercules separates Mounts Calpe and Abylla
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de
Hercules separates Mounts Calpe and Abylla
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de

The Greek hero’s deeds that took place in the Iberian Peninsula, of which this is one, were interpreted as demonstrating his status as mythical forerunner of the Spanish monarchy.Hercules is shown mak [+]

Hercules and the Cretan Bull
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de
Hercules and the Cretan Bull
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de

At Eurystheus’s behest, Hercules killed the Cretan Bull, a dangerous and ferocious animal that was decimating Crete. The Cretan Bull was a handsome bull that Poseidon had asked the king of Crete to sa [+]

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 [+]

Hercules and the Hydra
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de
Hercules and the Hydra
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de

The inhabitants of Lerna were terrorized by a multiheaded serpent that left a path of destruction behind. The creature was impossible to defeat because every time it lost one head, two grew in its pla [+]

Hercules fighting with Antaeus
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de
Hercules fighting with Antaeus
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de

Hercules puts the North-African giant to death in yet another demonstration of his capacity to combine cleverness and strength. The creature’s mother was Gaea, goddess of the Earth, who doubled his st [+]

Hercules diverting the Course of the River Alpheus
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de
Hercules diverting the Course of the River Alpheus
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de

Hercules looks at the viewer from the left side of the composition, cheerful after having rerouted the Alpheus river in response to a challenge by Augeas, King of Elis. The description of this episode [+]

Hercules fighting the Nemean Lion
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de
Hercules fighting the Nemean Lion
Oil on canvas. 1634
Zurbarán, Francisco de

A lion was ravishing the region of Nemea and frightening its inhabitants to such a degree that they could no longer work the land. The Marquis of Villena’s Twelve Labors of Hercules, along with Juan P [+]

The Surrender of Jülich
Crayon lithography, Pen lithography, Scraper, Lithographic aquatint on wove paper. 1826 - 1829
Jollivet, Pierre-Jules -Lithographer- (After Leonardo, Jusepe); Madrazo y Agudo, José de; Real Establecimiento Litográfico de Madrid
The Surrender of Jülich
Crayon lithography, Pen lithography, Scraper, Lithographic aquatint on wove paper. 1826 - 1829
Jollivet, Pierre-Jules -Lithographer- (After Leonardo, Jusepe); Madrazo y Agudo, José de; Real Establecimiento Litográfico de Madrid

The Company for the engraving of the paintings from the Royal Palaces was one of the Spanish Enlightenment’s major undertakings during the second half of the 18th century. It supervised the reproducti [+]

Prince Baltasar Carlos on Horseback
Crayon lithography, Printing on japon, Scraper, Lithographic aquatint on wove paper. 1825
Jollivet, Pierre-Jules -Lithographer- (After Velázquez, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y); Madrazo y Agudo, José de; Real Establecimiento Litográfico de Madrid
Prince Baltasar Carlos on Horseback
Crayon lithography, Printing on japon, Scraper, Lithographic aquatint on wove paper. 1825
Jollivet, Pierre-Jules -Lithographer- (After Velázquez, Diego Rodríguez de Silva y); Madrazo y Agudo, José de; Real Establecimiento Litográfico de Madrid

The Company for the engraving of the paintings from the Royal Palaces was one of the Spanish Enlightenment’s major undertakings during the second half of the 18th century. It supervised the reproducti [+]

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