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Winged ichthyomorphic female divinity with palmiped.

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Names
Fourquemin (fl. 1835-1853) (Lithographer)
Housselin, Alexis Louis Pierre (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Design -- Greek

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON OX DESI-Gre
Topics
Decoration and ornament -- Greece
Eels
Wings (Anatomy)
Marine invertebrates
Birds in art
Genres
Lithographs
Notes
Content : Small drawing at upper right shows painting as it appears on its vessel.

Content : Written at bottom: "A winged ichthyomorphic [fish-form] female deity Derecto of Phoenicia or Anaitis of Babylon, with the tail of a marine eel. Beside her is a palmiped ["web-foot"] or swimming bird with a background of sea anemones and zoophytes [plant-like sea animals]. Royal Museum, Berlin."

Content : Anaitis is the Greek form of the name "Anahita", a water goddess connected with fertility.

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
Extent: 1 print : b ; 34.5 x 50 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 14a1f4c0-c5be-012f-51ff-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. "Winged ichthyomorphic female divinity with palmiped." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fd6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Winged ichthyomorphic female divinity with palmiped." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 7, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fd6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Winged ichthyomorphic female divinity with palmiped. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fd6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Winged ichthyomorphic female divinity with palmiped.