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Enlevement de Ganimede.
Additional title: Abduction of Ganymede.
Imprimerie Lemercier et cie (Printer)
Amand-Durand (Platemaker)
Le Sueur, Eustache, 1616-1655 (Artist)

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Ganymede

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1865
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Gan
Eagles -- Mythology
Ganymede (Greek mythology)
Art reproductions
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.

Statement of Responsibility: Printed on border: "Héliogr. A. Durand." "Imp. Lemercier, Paris."

Source note: L''art pour tous : encyclopedie de l''art industriel et decoratif. (Paris : A. Morel Cie, 1861-1906).
Physical Description
Line photogravure.
Photomechanical reproduction of an engraving after the 1644 painting by Le Sueur.
Extent: 1 print : b ; 28 x 21 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
UUID: c6e79b00-c5be-012f-8c29-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1865: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Enlevement de Ganimede." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1865. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c7e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Enlevement de Ganimede." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c7e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1865). Enlevement de Ganimede. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c7e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Enlevement de Ganimede.