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Art Archive- Mercury (Hermes)

Myth Related Art Works
Alphabetical by Painter


Praxiteles
Hermes with the Young Dionysus(108K JPEG)
Marble sculpture (c. 340 BC.). Archaeological Museum, Olympia. Image courtesy of Corel Corporation.




Salvator Rosa, 1615-1673.
Mercury, Argus, and Io(240K GIF)
Painting (c. 1653-54). Image courtesy of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri (Purchase: Nelson Trust).




Diego Velazquez, 1599-1660.
Mercury and Argos(140K JPEG)
(1570). Image courtesy of the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, Spain.





Mercury(37K JPEG)
Statue of Mercury in front of the Domed Conservatory in Sion park, EnglandImage courtesy of Corel Corporation.



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