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Hephaestus (Vulcan)

Hephaestus (Vulcan)

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Hephaestus (Vulcan) Photos

    Hephaestus' Forge
    Here are my workers at my forge. My middle name is "work." [Vulcan's Forge by Jacopo Tintoretto, 1576-1577.]

    Hephaestus at His Forge
    Now this is what I call a pleasant working environment. [The Forge of Vulcan by Ernst Kirchcbach, 1869-1875.]

    Vulcan's Forge
    Some say it's unsafe to work molten metal with no shirt on, but I think it just adds to the fun. [The Forge of Vulcan by Luca Giordano, 1660.]

    Hephaestus with His Hammer
    How can Aphrodite possibly prefer Ares to me? [Vulcan in His Forge by Pompeo Batoni, 1750.]

    The Marriage of Hephaestus and Aphrodite
    My wedding day. It all seemed so nice at first... [Casamento de Afrodite e Hefesto by Johann Georg Platzer, 18th century.]

    Hephaestus Catches Aphrodite and Ares
    It's never nice to catch your wife in bed with another man – especially when that other man is Ares. [Painting by Luca Giordano, 1670.]

    Hephaestus and Aphrodite
    My wife Aphrodite's beautiful, but is she really worth all the trouble? [Venus and Vulcanus by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1758-1760.]

    Aphrodite and Eros at Hephaestus' Forge
    Aphrodite and Eros take a tour of my forge. Did she really have to show up naked? [Venus at Vulcan's Forge by Frans Floris, 1560-1564.]

    Aphrodite, Eros, and Hephaestus at the Forge
    Did Aphrodite have to bring Eros to my forge? I like the kid alright, but it's embarrassing when she brings her illegitimate children around. [Forge of Vulcan by Antoine Wiertz, 19th century.]

    Athena Scorns Hephaestus
    I know Athena thinks I'm totally gross, but sometimes I wonder if it could have worked out between us. [Athena Scorning the Advances of Hephaestus by Paris Bordone, 1555-1560.]

    The Temple of Hephaestus
    My temple in Athens. If you build it the right way, a temple will stand through the ages.