Scene from Greek mythology. Hercules freeing Hesione by the Dragon. Hesione, daughter of Laomedon, King of Troy, it bound in chains on the seashore is offered in meal for a monster to appease the wrath of Neptune that his father had missed word, was freed by Hercules who handed it to his father with provided that upon his return he be given in marriage.
Width: cm. 112
Oil painting on canvas