Exceptional Bronze of Hercules and Lichas after Antonio Canova

Exceptional bronze of Hercules and Lichas ( his servant ).
Hercules put the shirt on, poisoned with Nessus's blood and driven mad
by the pain, not knowing it was a scheme by the Centaur, his enemy, assumed
Lichas had betrayed him and threw him into the sea.

H: 24.75" -- 63cm
W: -- 14.75" -- 37.5cm

Italy circa 1825

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