"Hercules and Deianira" by Antonio del Pollaiuolo

Set against the backdrop of Florence and the Arno River Valley, “Hercules and Deianira” depicts the myth of Hercules saving Deianira from the centaur Nessus by shooting him with a poisoned arrow. The painting is in the Yale University Art Gallery and is a rare example of a work in North America by the Florentine artist Antonio del Pollaiuolo, who was celebrated for his depictions of the male nude in dramatic action. Buona visione!


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