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Hercules and a Centaur plaquette
  • Moderno
    1467–1528
    born: Verona, Italy ; died: Verona, Italy
  • Hercules and a Centaur plaquette, late 1400s–early 1500s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width: 7 x 5.4 cm
    Object Height/Width: 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0136
Description
Literature

Plaquette of Hercules battling a centaur. Man (Hercules) is unclothed and the centaur appears to be on the losing end of the fight. TRQ is a structure resembling the coliseum. TLQ is a building with two entryways.