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Europa and the bull, with the nymph Phoenicé.

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Names
Rey, A. (Engraver)
Lith. Kaeppelin (Lithographer)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Europa

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Eur
Topics
Bulls
Disguise
Mythology
Nymphs (Greek deities)
Jupiter (Roman deity)
Zeus (Greek deity)
Europa (Greek mythology)
Notes
Content : Zeus (Jupiter in Roman mythology), in love with Europa, disguised himself as a bull in order to abduct her.

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.
Physical Description
Form: Lithographs ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 21 x 30.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: be3413b0-c5be-012f-2c01-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Europa and the bull, with the nymph Phoenicé." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c64-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Europa and the bull, with the nymph Phoenicé." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c64-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Europa and the bull, with the nymph Phoenicé. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c64-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Europa and the bull,  with the nymph Phoenicé.