Heracles Frees Prometheus

Media: Charcoal and Chalk on Kraft Paper
Detail shots below artwork

Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Charcoal and Chalk on Kraft Paper
 
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  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - The Oceanid Dione
    The sea nymph (oceanid) Dione (Titaness) holds the tormenting eagle for Heracles (Hercules) to kill.
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - The Oceanid Dione (detail)
    Close-up of Dione (Titaness) holding the eagle
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Prometeus' Curse
    The eagle that daily feeds upon Prometheus's liver is held by the sea-nymph (Oceanid) Dione (Titaness)
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Prometeus' Curse (detail)
    Close-up of the eagle sent to feed upon Prometheus
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - The Guiding Hand of Athena
    Close-up of the goddess Athena's hand, as she guides Heracles (Hercules) through his tasks
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Shackled Legs of Promethus
    Close-up of Prometheus shackles and chains with hovering eagle
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Departing Fury
    Foot of a departing Fury
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Heracles (Hercules)
    Detail of Heracles (Hercules) as he pries open the indestructible shackles made by the lame god Hephaestus (Vulcan)
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Heracles (Hercules) detail
    Close-up of Heracles' (Hercules) left arm and shoulder
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Heracles (Hercules) detail 2
    Close-up of Heracles '(Hercules) right arm.
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Heracles (Hercules) detail 3
    Close-up of the back of Heracles' (Hercules) head
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Heracles (Hercules) detail 4
    Detail of the mighty hand and arm of Heracles (Hercules)
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Heracles (Hercules) detail 5
    Detail of Heracles' (Hercules) left leg, resting on a rock
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Prometheus Bound
    Detail of Prometheus' legs bound to the rocks
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Prometheus Bound (detail)
    Close-up of Prometheus's shackles and surrounding rocks
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Prometheus Bound (detail 2)
    Prometheus' head as it rest upon the rocks, with Heracles' (Hercules) right flank (to left) and the hovering arms and hands of Prometheus mother, the Oceanid Clymene
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - Prometheus Bound (detail 3)
    Close-up detail of Prometheus' upon the rocks
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - The Oceanid Clymene
    Detail of Prometheus mother, the oceanid Clymene, as she attempts to console the trapped titan.
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - The Oceanid Clymene (detail)
    Detail of Clymene's head and shoulder
  • Heracles Frees Prometheus by Tom Mallon - The Oceanid Clymene (detail 2)
    Close-up of Clymene's arms and breasts
 
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