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Apollo, held by Leto, shoots at Python in a landscape with palm trees.

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Names
Rey, A. (Engraver)
Bineteau, P. (Lithographer)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Apollo

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Apo
Topics
Palms
Bow and arrow
Serpents -- Mythology
Mythology
Apollo (Greek deity)
Leto (Greek deity)
Lecythi
Notes
Content : Painting from a black-figure lekythos, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris.

Content : Written on border: "Apollo, held by Latone or his nurse, Ortygie, aims his arrow at the serpent Python in a grotto at Delphi. Diana stands before the palm trees, one of which is male, the other female. Louvre."

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 ; 20.8 x 23 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 9d1be150-c5be-012f-2bab-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. "Apollo, held by Leto, shoots at Python in a landscape with palm trees." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a52-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Apollo, held by Leto, shoots at Python in a landscape with palm trees." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a52-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Apollo, held by Leto, shoots at Python in a landscape with palm trees. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-1a52-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Apollo, held by Leto, shoots at Python in a landscape with palm trees.