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Apollo and Herakles Fighting Over the Tripod
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Apollo and Herakles Fighting Over the Tripod


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description Herakles, on the left, is identified by his club and the lion skin knotted across his chest. He is shown attempting to carry off the Delphic tripod belonging to Apollo, who pursues him. The rigidly balanced composition and the positioning of the figures are Archaistic.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/01/1959Treatmentcleaned
1/01/1959Treatmentcleaned
11/10/1960Treatmentloss compensation
11/10/1960Treatmentloss compensation
11/23/1960Examinationcondition
6/23/1961Treatmentcleaned
6/23/1961Treatmentcleaned
7/20/1970Treatmentcleaned
1/01/1992Technical Reportexamined for technical study
2/15/2001Treatmentcleaned; loss compensation
Exhibitions
  • Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville; San Diego Museum Of Art, San Diego; Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA), New York. 2009-2011.
Provenance Musée Nani, Venice; M. J. Ferroni Estate Sale, Rome, 1909, no. 279; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1909, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1909

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Period
AD 1st-2nd century (Imperial)
Medium
marble
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.164
Measurements
H: 29 3/4 x W: 23 5/8 x D: 1 15/16 in. (75.6 x 60 x 5 cm)
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