Herakles the Archer

Antoine-Emile Bourdelle French
Cast by Alexis Rudier French

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 548

Herakles is seen preparing to shoot at the Stymphalian birds. This work, which established Bourdelle's reputation, was executed in 1909 following several small scale studies, most of which were cast in bronze. The first cast of the monumental version was purchased by Prince Eugene of Sweden for his palace in Stockholm.

#2176. Herakles the Archer

Herakles the Archer, Antoine-Emile Bourdelle (French, Montauban 1861–1929 Vésinet), Gilt bronze, French

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