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Neptune, Hercules and Mercury fishing from three rocks in the sea.

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Names
Bineteau, P. (Lithographer)
Petit, L. (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Fishing -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON FISHI-Anc
Topics
Fishing
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Mercury (Roman deity)
Neptune (Roman deity)
Mythology, Roman
Notes
Content : Written on border: "Neptune takes a tunny fish from the line on his trident. Hercules wearing a lion's skin and with a quiver on his back fishes as he kneels. Mercury with his caduceus seems to address Hercules. It is a comic scene with vine leaves in the background." "Thomas Hope Collection, London."

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 ; 22 x 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 29da8570-c5be-012f-711d-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. "Neptune, Hercules and Mercury fishing from three rocks in the sea." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fc2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Neptune, Hercules and Mercury fishing from three rocks in the sea." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fc2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Neptune, Hercules and Mercury fishing from three rocks in the sea. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fc2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Neptune, Hercules and Mercury fishing from three rocks in the sea.