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Ganymede and the eagle.

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Ganymede and the eagle.
Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph (1762-1834) (Artist)
Coiny, Jacques-Joseph (Engraver)

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
Eagles -- Mythology
Ganymede (Greek mythology)
Cameos, Ancient
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
Copper engravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 17.5 x 18 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4b3d170-c5be-012f-0f36-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1762: Creator Born
  • 1789: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1834: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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 October 27, 2016. 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.