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Mercury resting his foot on a terrestrial globe ; Mercury holding the head of a ram

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Title
Mercury resting his foot on a terrestrial globe ; Mercury holding the head of a ram
Names
Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph (1762-1834) (Artist)
Marais (Artist)
Duplessi-Bertaux, Jean (1750-1818) (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Mercury

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1789 - 1819
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-Mer
Topics
Mercury (Roman deity)
Hermes (Greek deity)
Caduceus
Genres
Engravings
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Divine Mercury resting his foot on a terrestrial globe, and carries a puissant baton." "Mercury-Criophore, or of the Infernal regions. He holds the head of a victim."
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
Extent: 1 print : b ; image and text 18 x 22 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f15cfd10-c5be-012f-17bb-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1789 - 1819). Mercury resting his foot on a terrestrial globe ; Mercury holding the head of a ram Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a04-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Mercury resting his foot on a terrestrial globe ; Mercury holding the head of a ram