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mn or Winter and Theseus or Hercules carrying a Bull

Robert Fagan

mn or Winter and Theseus or Hercules carrying a Bull
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 30cm x 22cm

Description

Oil painting on canvas, Autumn or Winter and Theseus or Hercules carrying a Bull by Robert Fagan (Cork c.1745 ¿ Rome 1816), 1793/95. A grisaille overdoor.Two full-length figures, on the left a female, robed, profile to right, walking forward, left foot bent backwards, holding a long club on her left shoulder from the left end of which hangs a rabbit and from the right end two birds, she drags behind her in her right hand a dead pig/boar. The muscular male figure on the right is naked, in profile, to right, moving forward, his right leg in front, he holds a dead bull, upside-down on his left shoulder, a lion's skin which is suspended from his left shoulder hangs to the ground. After a terracotta relief from the Campana Collection in the Louvre, Paris. CMS_PCF_609082

Image Details

Artist
 
Property Name
 
Attingham Park
NTPL Ref. No.
 
985894

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