No title. - Winged stallion led by a Celtic type, fur clad man with a club over his shoulder.  Herkules?  Copper etching by Melchior Kuesel (1626-1684)  Augsburg, 1671  Original antique print , Hercules?

Ancient World, Mythology, Hercules?, Winged stallion

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No title. - Winged stallion led by a Celtic type, fur clad man with a club over his shoulder.

Per one of our twitter followers: "Herakles wearing the skin of the Nemean lion with one of the Diomedes mares."

Copper etching by Melchior Kuesel (1626-1684)

Augsburg, 1671

Original antique print 

There is neither a title nor an artist or a publisher imprint. Only a pencil mark giving art it's name and date of print. Lower left corner of supporting paper. Print has been mounted with glue on 18th century paper, possibly page of a collector's album. Print is trimmed to surrounding black line.

Print measurement: 16 x 15 cm (ca. 6.3 x 5.9")
Keywords:
Nemean lion (Νεμέος λέων, Neméos léōn; Leo Nemeaeus) , vicious monster; Greek mythology; Nemea; golden fur was impervious to attack. 

 


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