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Triptolemus, Ceres, Metanira, And Celeus.

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Names
Fourquemin (fl. 1835-1853) (Lithographer)
Housselin, Alexis Louis Pierre (Engraver)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Design -- Greek

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC DESI-Gre
Topics
Scepters
Dogs
Ceres (Roman deity)
Cranes (Birds)
Decoration and ornament -- Greece
Triptolemus (Greek mythology)
Chariots -- Greece
Veils -- Greece
Notes
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Written on border; "Triptolemus seated on his winged chariot holds his sceptre and wheat. Ceres, goddess of harvest, wears a talaric tunic with a peplos, her hair covered with a veil. She holds a long sceptre and caresses a crane. Metanira holds a flowering sceptre, her hair enveloped in a cecryphale. Celeus, king of Eleusis holds a sceptre. Beside him is a dog, symbol of the domestic hearth. Metanira and Celeus are parents of Triptolemus. From AuserleseneVasenbilder by Gerhard." Printed on border: "T. III" "Pl. LVII. A."

Source note: Elite des monuments céramographiques : matériaux pour l''histoire des religions et des moeurs de l''antiquité. (Paris : Leleux, 1844-1861) Lenormant, Charles (1802-1859), Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1651784
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17139304
Barcode : 33333159302955
UUID: 37b59fb0-c54f-012f-8dbb-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1835: Creator Born
  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1853: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Triptolemus, Ceres, Metanira, And Celeus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-14a8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Triptolemus, Ceres, Metanira, And Celeus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-14a8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Triptolemus, Ceres, Metanira, And Celeus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-14a8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Triptolemus, Ceres, Metanira, And Celeus.