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Statue of Ganymede and the eagle ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, with the eagle and barking dog (inset) ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, embracing the eagle.

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Title
Statue of Ganymede and the eagle ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, with the eagle and barking dog (inset) ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, embracing the eagle.
Names
Bach, J. G. (Lithographer)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Ganymede

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872 - 1887
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Gan
Topics
Eagles -- Mythology
Jupiter (Roman deity)
Zeus (Greek deity)
Male nude in art
Ganymede (Greek mythology)
Sculpture, Classical
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: Atlas der griechischen Kunstmythologie. (Leipzig : Engelmann, 1872-1887) Overbeck, Johannes Adolf (1826-1895), Author.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : b ; 25.3 x 25.9 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: c6033db0-c5be-012f-e1d5-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Statue of Ganymede and the eagle ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, with the eagle and barking dog (inset) ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, embracing the eagle." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872 - 1887. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c7b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Statue of Ganymede and the eagle ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, with the eagle and barking dog (inset) ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, embracing the eagle." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 7, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c7b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1872 - 1887). Statue of Ganymede and the eagle ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, with the eagle and barking dog (inset) ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, embracing the eagle. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c7b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Statue of Ganymede and the eagle  ;  Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, with the eagle and barking dog (inset) ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap,  embracing the eagle.