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Fragment of a limestone head of the “Triple Geryon” (?)

Fragment of a limestone head of the “Triple Geryon” (?)

The face of the helmeted head is fragmentary. The very schematic right ear is painted red. The crest of the helmet is turned toward the front. A mass of hair falls beneath the neck guard. Archaic or Classical

Limestone statuette of Geryon, Cyprus

Limestone statuette of Geryon, Cyprus

The bodies, partially hidden by the shields, form a single block. The shields are decorated with a motif in relief: on the left a sphinx, at the center probably a lion. Classical

Fragment of a limestone head of the “Triple Geryon” (?)

Fragment of a limestone head of the “Triple Geryon” (?)

The helmeted head is slanted toward its right. The right ear is painted red. The crest of the helmet is turned toward the front. A mass of hair falls beneath the neck guard. Archaic or Classical

Virgil, Dante, and Geryon from BL YT 36, f. 30v

Virgil, Dante, and Geryon from BL YT 36, f. 30v

Detail of a miniature of Virgil speaking to Geryon, and Dante speaking to three souls standing under a shower of flames in the compartment of the usurers, in illustration of Canto XVII. Image taken from f. 30v ... More

Virgil, Dante, and Geryon from BL YT 36, f. 30v

Virgil, Dante, and Geryon from BL YT 36, f. 30v

Miniature of Virgil speaking to Geryon, and Dante speaking to three souls standing under a shower of flames in the compartment of the usurers, in illustration of Canto XVII. Image taken from f. 30v of Divina Co... More

Hercules driving off the cattle of Geryon, at the right are the nymphs of Hesperides

Hercules driving off the cattle of Geryon, at the right are the nymphs...

Giulio Bonasone was an Italian painter and engraver born in Bologna. He possibly studied painting under Lorenzo Sabbatini, and painted a Purgatory for the church of San Stefano, but all his paintings have been ... More

DVinfernoIntoAbyssOnGeryonsBack m

DVinfernoIntoAbyssOnGeryonsBack m

High resolution scan of engraving by Gustave Doré illustrating Canto XVII of Divine Comedy, Inferno, by Dante Alighieri. Caption: The Descent of the Abyss on Geryon's Back

Hercules and the Oxen of Geryon, Galeazzo Mondella (Moderno), late 15th to mid 16th century AD, bronze - Bode-Museum - DSC02509

Hercules and the Oxen of Geryon, Galeazzo Mondella (Moderno), late 15t...

Exhibit in the Bode-Museum, Berlin, Germany. This work is in the public domain because the artist died more than 100 years ago. Photography was permitted in the museum without restriction.

Nell'aer d'ogni parte

Nell'aer d'ogni parte

Engraving: Nell'aer d'ogni parte from Divina Commedia by Dante - illustration designed by John Flaxman, engraved by Tommaso Piroli.

Stradano Inferno Canto 17

Stradano Inferno Canto 17

Illustration of Dante's Inferno, Canto 17

Detail E Group Louvre F55

Detail E Group Louvre F55

Eurytion's head, detail of the fight between Herakles and Geryon. Side A of an Attic black-figure amphora, ca. 540 BC. Français : Tête d'Eurytion, détail du combat d'Héraklès et Géryon. Face A d'une amphore a... More

Heracles Geryon Louvre F55

Heracles Geryon Louvre F55

Deutsch: Herakles im Kampf mit Geryoneus (sterbender Eurytion auf dem Boden). Seite A von einer attischen schwarzfigurigen Amphora. English: Herakles fighting Geryon (dying Eurytion on the ground). Side A fro... More