Hercules final labor was to capture Cerberus, the three headed dog that guarded the underworld. Hercules got permission to take Cerberus from Hades, but Hades told him he could only have him if Hercules subdued him without using any weapons.
La Pietà by is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture by Michel Angelo Buonarroti . The statue was commissioned for the French Cardinal Jean de Bilheres, who was a representative in Rome.The theme (Jesus on the lap of his Mother after th
The first funeral (Adam and Eve carrying their son Abel) by Louis-Ernest Barrias, Petit Palais, Paris.
Statue of Hercules and Megara -Megara was the oldest daughter of Creon, king of Thebes. In reward for Heracles' defending Thebes from the Minyans at Orchomenus in single-handed battle, Creon offered his daughter Megara to Heracles and he brought her home to the house of Amphitryon. She bore him a son and a daughter, whom Heracles killed when Hera struck him with temporary madness.
Making incredibly hard marble look like draped chiffon is too mindblowing a skill to have ( this sculpture was made using eye coordination with a modern laser measurement assistance, with rudimentary stone working tools from apx 1600 c ) No contemporary sculpture could begin to emulate this degree of realism from one enormous single block of expensive marble ✅