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Italy: Hercules bearing the globe by A. Carracci, Camerino Farnese, Rome

08 October 2022

This image features a scene from Greek mythology in which Hercules carries the weight of Atlas’ globe at Camerino Farnese. The photo of the fresco was taken during restoration works carried out on the ceiling in the early 1970s by participants of ICCROM’s 1971 Mural Painting Course. Learn more here