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American Paintings and Sculpture
Artist: Samuel Finley Breese Morse, American, 1791–1872, B.A. 1810, M.A. 1816, LL.D. 1846

Dying Hercules

1812

Oil on canvas

96 1/4 × 78 1/8 in. (244.5 × 198.4 cm)
Gift of the artist
1866.3
Geography: 
Made in United Kingdom, Great Britain
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 41, fig. 36.

Amy Galpin et al., Behold, America!, exh. cat. (New York: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 2012), 100, fig. fig. 43.

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