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Neptune presenting a dolphin to Theseus.

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Title
Neptune presenting a dolphin to Theseus.
Names
Bineteau, P. (Lithographer)
Petit, L. (Delineator)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Neptune

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON OX MYT-Nep
Topics
Neptune (Roman deity)
Poseidon (Greek deity)
Tridents
Men -- Clothing & dress -- Greece -- To 499
Theseus (Greek mythology)
Notes
Content: Figures on amphora from Nola, Italy, attributed to Achilles Painter, ca. 475-425 B.C.E., Paris, Cabinet des Medailles, 363.
Content: Written on border: "Neptune Aegaeus armed with a trident presents, with an air of anger and menace, a dolphin to the young Theseus, son of Aegaeus, King of Athens. Duc de Luynes Collection."
Source note: Elite des monuments céramographiques : matériaux pour l''histoire des religions et des moeurs de l''antiquité. (Paris : Leleux, 1844-1861) Lenormant, Charles (1802-1859), Author.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : b ; image 17.5 x 23 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0bec2d20-c5bf-012f-eed1-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Neptune presenting a dolphin to Theseus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0edd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Neptune presenting a dolphin to Theseus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0edd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Neptune presenting a dolphin to Theseus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0edd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Neptune presenting a dolphin to Theseus.