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Image: Hercules the Conqueror (Hercule Vainqueur)

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Hercules the Conqueror (Hercule Vainqueur)

19th century
540 x 350 mm (21.3 x 13.8 in.)

Charles Joseph Traviès de Villers, French, (1804–1859)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on white wove paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: Printed by Delaunois, rue de Bouloy; distributed by Aubert; published in “La Caricature” 1 May 1834, pp. 382–83
Marks: [not inscribed with artist’s name]
Bibliography: Beatrice Farwell, The Charged Image (Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1989), pp. 154–55, cat. no. 168.
Credit Line: Funds donated by The Monday Club of Wesleyan University (1893–1993), 1998
Accession Number: 1998.8.1

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  • government
  • Hercules
  • satire - Artistic device holding up human folly and vice to scorn, derision, or ridicule. [November 1994 scope note added; related term added; alternate term added. May 1994 related term added.]

  • sheet Dimensions: 540 x 350 mm (21.3 x 13.8 in.)

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