"The Apotheosis of Hercules" is a stunning fresco that decorates the ceiling of the Hall of Mirrors in Palace of Versailles, created by the François Lemoyne between 1731 and 1736.
In this fresco, Lemoyne skillfully captures the essence of Hercules's ascension to godhood. The central focus is on Hercules, surrounded by a celestial aura, ascending to the heavens. He is celebrated by an assembly of gods and allegorical figures, who pay homage to his valor and divine achievement.
The fresco is a masterful example of the Rococo style, characterized by its ornate and graceful design. The use of pastel colors and intricate detailing adds to the overall charm and elegance of the artwork.
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