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Names
Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph (1762-1834) (Artist)
Coiny, Jacques-Joseph (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Ganymede

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1789 - 1819
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Gan
Topics
Mythology
Eagles -- Mythology
Ganymede (Greek mythology)
Cameos, Ancient
Notes
Content : Ganymede was a Trojan youth so beautiful that Zeus came down in the form of an eagle, or sent an eagle, to carry Ganymede to Mount Olympus, where he became cupbearer to the gods.

Source note: Tableaux, statues, bas-reliefs et camées de la Galerie de Florence et du Palais Pitti. (Paris : Masquelier, 1789-1819) Mongez (1747-1835), Author.
Physical Description
Form: Copper engravings ( Art and Architecture Thesaurus )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 17.5 x 18 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: c4b3d170-c5be-012f-0f36-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1762: Creator Born
  • 1789: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1834: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ganymede and the eagle." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1789 - 1819. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c77-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ganymede and the eagle." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c77-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1789 - 1819). Ganymede and the eagle. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c77-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ganymede and the eagle.