Painting, Sketching & Enjoying Arts

Hercules at the Royal Academy in London

The colossal statue of Hercules at the Royal Academy is truly remarkable and impossible to overlook. Observing its masculine features, one might mistake it for any Greek God. A closer look reveals that the man is depicted with a lion skin and head held beneath his arm. So it must be Hercules after he  completed one of his twelve legendary tasks. Interestingly, the statue is a specially crafted cast commissioned by the Royal Academy. For additional information, one can refer to their website, but I’ve also created a brief ink sketch a souvenir of my visit there.

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