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Mercury in a pose of flight carrying his caduceus and a lyre

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1623004
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Names
Fourquemin (fl. 1835-1853) (Lithographer)
Housselin, Alexis Louis Pierre (Etcher)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Mercury

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-Mer
Topics
Mercury (Roman deity)
Hermes (Greek deity)
Lyres
Caduceus
Escapes
Caps (Headgear)
Genres
Lithographs
Notes
Content : Written on border: "Mercury with his caduceus seems to be running down the mountainside carrying away Apollo's lyre which Mercury has stolen from him."

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
Extent: 1 print : b ; image diameter 12.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: f22d0a50-c5be-012f-ef80-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1835: Creator Born
  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1853: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mercury in a pose of flight carrying his caduceus and a lyre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a07-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Mercury in a pose of flight carrying his caduceus and a lyre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a07-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Mercury in a pose of flight carrying his caduceus and a lyre Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a07-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Mercury in a pose of flight carrying his caduceus and a lyre