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Names
Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph (1762-1834) (Delineator)
Masquelier fils (Engraver)
Dequevauviller, François Nicolas Barthélemy (1745-1807) (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Hercules

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1789 - 1819
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Her
Topics
Heracles (Greek mythology)
Bows (Archery)
Mythology
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Birds -- Mythology
Stymphalian birds (Greek mythology)
Notes
Content : According to mythology, Stymphalian birds were dangerous man-eating birds with metallic feathers that infested the woods around Lake Stymphalis in Arcadia; they were destroyed by Hercules as one of his Twelve Labors.

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: Etchings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; 16.6 x 17.3 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: ca837570-c5be-012f-9f5e-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. "Hercules hunting the birds of Lake Stymphalis." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1789 - 1819. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c87-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hercules hunting the birds of Lake Stymphalis." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c87-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1789 - 1819). Hercules hunting the birds of Lake Stymphalis. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c87-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Hercules hunting the birds of Lake Stymphalis.