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Neptune presenting a dolphin to Theseus.

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1624027
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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
Form: Lithographs ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Extent: 1 print : b ; image 17.5 x 23 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 0bec2d20-c5bf-012f-eed1-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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 April 26, 2015. 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.