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Psyche beside the river Cocytus.

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Title
Psyche beside the river Cocytus.
Names
Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph (1762-1834) (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Psyche

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1789 - 1819
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-Psy
Topics
Psyche (Greek deity)
Eagles -- Mythology
Mythology, Greek
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Task of Psyche, to bring Venus a vase of water from Cocyte." Zeus sent his eagle to help her retrieve the enchanted water from the source of this dangerous river.
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
Etchings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 20 x 11.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 26ec32e0-c5bf-012f-05da-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1762: Creator Born
  • 1789: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1834: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Psyche beside the river Cocytus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1789 - 1819. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Psyche beside the river Cocytus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1789 - 1819). Psyche beside the river Cocytus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Psyche beside the river Cocytus.