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Hercules Poisoned by the Shirt of Nessus
Paris, France (Place created)
about 1413 - 1415
Tempera colors, gold leaf, gold paint, and ink on parchment
Leaf: 42 × 29.6 cm (16 9/16 × 11 5/8 in.)
Grasping a rock in one hand and two trees in the other, the famous
Years before this event, the centaur Nessus intercepted Hercules and his new bride