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Circe transforms Picus into a woodpecker.

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1623748
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Names
Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm) (1600-1642) (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- B-C

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 16--
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-B-C
Topics
Mythology
Smoke
Changes & transformations
Woodpeckers
Magic
Metamorphosis
Anger
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D
Circe (Greek mythology)
Notes
Content : Includes additional text in Latin and German. Written on border: "'Metamorphoses' by Ovid (Book 14.) ; Engr. after J.W. Baur, 17th cen."

Content : Circe, in love with Picus, turns him into a woodpecker after he rejects her advances.

Source identifier: 11556 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Form: Copper engravings ( Art and Architecture Thesaurus )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 19.4 x 24.9 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: a7122de0-c5be-012f-e894-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 16: Created
  • 1600: Creator Born
  • 1642: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Circe transforms Picus into a woodpecker." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 16. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Circe transforms Picus into a woodpecker." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (16). Circe transforms Picus into a woodpecker. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Circe transforms Picus into a woodpecker.