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Diogenes in search of an honest man.

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Title
Diogenes in search of an honest man.
Names
Gebbie and Company (Copyright holder)
Rosa, Salvatore (1615-1673) (Artist)
Rosenthal, Max (1833-1918) (Etcher)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Personalities -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1886
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Topics
Beards
Lanterns
Diogenes, d. ca. 323 B.C.
Philosophers -- To 499
Genres
Portraits
Reproductive prints
Art reproductions
Notes
Content: Diogenes was the founder of the philosophy of the Cynics. He lived in Greece in poverty and practiced an unconventional life style. He walked the streets during the day with a lit lantern saying he was "looking for an honest man."
Content: Printed on border: "From the original painting by Salvator Rosa."
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 30.3 x 21.4 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5bfb7280-c5bf-012f-905b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1886: Copyright date
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Diogenes in search of an honest man." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-476c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Diogenes in search of an honest man.