Hercules at the Crossroads Between the Virtue and the Vice

Oil on canvas | 245 x 172cm | 1765

Pompeo Batoni

Batoni, leading Roman 18th-century painter, usually turned to the themes of civil and moral duty in his works, as in this excellent example of Hercules at the Crossroads. The Allegory of Hercules, forced to choose between Vice and Virtue, was compose...
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