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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)
Bulls
Daggers & swords
Hides & skins
Fighting
Mythology, Greek
Io (Greek mythology)
Argos (Greek mythology)
Genres
Lithographs
Notes
Source note : From

Content: Written on border: "Mercury wearing a short tunic covered with a fawn skin and a chlaena [chiton?] is combating Argus whom he is about to decapitate. Io transformed into a cow flees being freed from Argus' guardianship. Blayds Collection, England."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : b ; image diameter 14 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: f30b9130-c5be-012f-9c2f-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. "Hermes battling Argus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hermes battling Argus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Hermes battling Argus Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Hermes battling Argus