Details
IMAGE number
CVN872283
Title
Hercules and Antaeus, c.1530 (oil on panel)
Artist
Cranach, Lucas, the Elder (1472-1553) / German
Location
Compton Verney, Warwickshire, UK
Medium
oil on panel
Date
c.1530 (C16th)
Dimensions
26.5x17.5 cms
Description
Legendary hero Hercules defeats Antaeus in a wrestling match by lifting him off the ground and crushing him in a bear hug after realising that he derives his strength from contact with the earth (his mother, Gaia).
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
bear hug / nudes / mythology / crush / deities / god / greek / man / hero / men / strong / strength / hercules / wrestling / wrestle / heroic / northern renaissance / heroes / squeeze / contest / deity / hold / classical / heracles / mythological / fighting / myths / male / myth / fight / squeezing / nude / gods / crushing / holding / mythical / antaeus / roman / Painting / Mzpainting
Availability
Dimension [pixels] Dimension in 300dpi [mm] File size [MB]
Large 2021 × 3029 px 171 × 256 mm 1 MB
Medium 683 × 1024 px 58 × 87 mm 1 MB
Small 400 × 600 px 34 × 51 mm 0 MB
Copyright
Out of copyright
Permissions
PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR NON EDITORIAL USAGE

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