Lysippos, Farnese Hercules

Weary from his labors, Hercules leans on his club, with hints of his heroic trials hidden in plain sight.


Lysippos, Farnese Hercules, 4th century B.C.E. (later Roman copy by Glycon) (Archaeological Museum, Naples)

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Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Lysippos, Farnese Hercules," in Smarthistory, December 9, 2015, accessed December 6, 2023,