Greek and Roman Myths in Art


 

 


Hercules


 

 

 

 


see also:

The Odyssey of Homer


illustrations by John Flaxman

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Greek and Roman Myths in Art

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see also EXPLORATION (in Russian):

Homer  "Iliad "and "Odyssey"

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Apuleius "The Golden Asse"

illustrations by Jean de Bosschere and Martin Van Maele

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Longus

"The Pastorals, or the Loves of Daphnis and Chloe"

illustrations by Marc Chagall

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Greek and Roman Myths in Art
 

 


Hercules, Prometheus, Atlant, Sisyph, Amazons, Pandora
 

 


Hercules
 

 

Pompeo
Batoni
1708-1787
Italy

Hercules at the Crossroads.
1748

 


Francois 
Boucher
1703-1770
France 
Heracles and Omphale.

 

Annibale
Carracci
1560-1609
Italy

The Choice of Heracles.
1596
Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples

 

Lucas
Cranach
the Elder
1472-1553
Germany

Hercules and Onfale.
1537

 

Hendrick
Goltzius
1558-1617
Netherlands

Hercules and Cacus.
1613

 

Francoise
Lemoyne
1688-1737
France

  Hercules and Omphale.
1724

 

Peter
Paul
Rubens
1577-1640
Belgium
Hercules.

 

Franz
von
Stuck
1863-1928
Germany

Hercules and Gydra.

 

Boris
Vallejo
1964-
USA
   Gydra.

 

 


Prometheus
 

 


Piero di Cosimo
1462-1521
Italy
The Myth of Prometheus.
1515

 

Peter
Paul
Rubens
1577-1640
Belgium

Prometheus.

 


Jacob
Jordaens
1593-1678
Netherlands
Prometheus Bound.
1640

 

Gustave
Moreau
1826-1898
France

Prometeus.

 

 


Atlant
 

 

Edward
Burne-
Jones
1833-1898
England

Perseus and Atlas.
1878

 

Boris
Vallejo
1964-
USA

  Atlant.

 

 

 

Sisyph

 

 

Franz
von
Stuck
1863-1928
Germany

Sisyph.

 

 


Amazons
 

 

Peter
Paul
Rubens
1577-1640
Belgium

Battle of the Amazons.

 

Franz
von
Stuck
1863-1928
Germany

Amazon.

 

Franz
von
Stuck
1863-1928
Germany

Amazon and Centaur.

 

Boris
Vallejo
1964-
USA
  Amazons.

 

 


Pandora
 

 

Jean
Cousin
the Elder
1490-1561
France

Eva Prima Pandora.
1540

 

John
William
Waterhouse
1849-1917
England

Pandora.

 

Dante
Gabriel
Rosetti
1828-1882
England
  Pandora.

 

Boris
Vallejo
1964-
USA
  Pandora.

 

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