One panel in a series of murals titled <em>The life of Hercules and American invention</em>. The murals by Oakley were installed in Charlton Yarnall's Philadelphia house, 1911. <br>A penciled note on verso reads: Octagon; "The apotheosis of Hercules"; V. Oakley.
Violet Oakley ceiling panel <em>Hercules taken to Olympus</em>, not before 1911. Violet Oakley papers, 1841-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560