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In the upper part, Jupiter holds a crown accompanied by Juno,
below them to the left are Venus and Cupid, and Bacchus.
At the right, Minerva presents a female figure with spear and shield.
In the lower part, Hercules overcomes the Hydra.
Painted by Giaquinto (1751)
London, The National Gallery
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