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The 13th Labor of Hercules

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The 13th Labor of Hercules

Perham Wilhelm Nahl

Giclée print on watercolor paper

Limited Edition of 95
20" x 30"
Unframed — $395

Limited Edition of 45
28" x 42"
Unframed — $495

QCFA is very pleased to release two limited editions (in two sizes) of Perham Nahl's prize-winning poster for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Millions of men, women and children admired this heroic image, which appeared on the maps, book covers and catalogues of the exposition, advertised worldwide. The mythological Hercules is depicted, symbolically standing in for the builders of the Panama Canal, at the point at which they willed their way through the canal's colossal Culebra Cut. A steamship passes through below; a modern city skyline graces the horizon. Perham Nahl won many awards during his lifetime and taught art technique and anatomy for decades at the Univ. of California and at the California College for Arts and Crafts, the latter of which he co-founded.