The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on Ultimo 1797

Called Hercules with Telephos, who was Hercules’ son with the Athena priestess Auge in Tegea. See Il Museo Pio-Clementino, descritto da Giambattista e Ennio Qvirino Visconti, T. I-VI, Roma 1782-96, vol. II, plate IX (copy in Thorvaldsens Museum, M134); and Les monumens antiiques du Musée Napoléon, vol. II, plate 34, text p. 75-76, (copy in Thorvaldsens Museum, M140).

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