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Europa riding on the bull through the waves, led by Poseidon.

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1623808
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Names
Bach, J. G. (Lithographer)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Europa

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872 - 1887
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Eur
Topics
Bulls
Cupids
Gods
Mythology
Jupiter (Roman deity)
Neptune (Roman deity)
Poseidon (Greek deity)
Zeus (Greek deity)
Europa (Greek mythology)
Notes
Content : Written on border: "British Mus[eum]."

Content : Zeus (Jupiter in Roman mythology), in love with Europa, disguised himself as a bull in order to abduct her.

Source note: Atlas der griechischen Kunstmythologie. (Leipzig : Engelmann, 1872-1887) Overbeck, Johannes Adolf (1826-1895), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Lithographs ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 25 x 27 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: bee16220-c5be-012f-2e5e-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Europa riding on the bull through the waves, led by Poseidon." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872 - 1887. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c66-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Europa riding on the bull through the waves, led by Poseidon." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c66-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1872 - 1887). Europa riding on the bull through the waves, led by Poseidon. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c66-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Europa riding on the bull through the waves, led by Poseidon.