1932 Print Heracles Serpent Triton Acropolis Athens Art Sculpture Temple Athena - Original Color Print
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- Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
- Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
- Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 3 inches; 24 x 8 cm
- Authentication: Dual Serial-Numbered Certificates of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
- Packaged in custom sleeve w/ archival black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
This is an original 1932 color print of a sculpture of Heracles wrestling with Triton, a serpent-like being. The sculpture was found at the pediment of the Temple of Athena. According to myth, Athena, the goddess of warfare, was born by bursting from her father, Zeus' head. The friezes on all sides of the structure were decorated with relief sculptures that depict monumental events. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.
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