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Three winged love gods hovering over the sea.

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Title
Three winged love gods hovering over the sea.
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Book illustrations -- Homer -- Odyssey

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON BOOK-Hom-O
Topics
Homer. Odyssey
Nudes
Flying
Wings (Anatomy)
Love
Gods -- Greek
Notes
Content: Athenian red-figure stamnos depicts the Erotes, or Greek love gods: Eros, Himerus and Pothos. One holds a ribbon, the other a flower spray, the third a hare, which is a customary love-gift among the Greeks. Cf. image ID 1621548 for depiction of the obverse of the vase.
Source note: From
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Foxing on image.
Extent: 1 print : b ; 17.7 x 28.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eb4523d0-c5bd-012f-7cd4-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Three winged love gods hovering over the sea." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2feb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Three winged love gods hovering over the sea." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2feb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1894). Three winged love gods hovering over the sea. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2feb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Three winged love gods hovering over the sea.