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Title
Venus.
Names
Raphael (1483-1520) (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Venus

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1884
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Ven
Topics
Venus (Roman deity)
Zodiac
Nudes
Astronomy
Wings (Anatomy)
Aphrodite (Greek deity)
Astrology
Notes
Content: Printed below image: "Planeta est soli proximus. cum Solem antecedit mane Lucifer quasi lucem ferens; cumq. eundem sequiter Vesperi Hesperus." [When the planet [Venus] is visible in the morning before sunrise it is called "Lucifer" (Light Bearer). When it appears following sunset it goes by the name of Hesperus]
Source note: Les terres du ciel : voyage astronomique sur les autres mondes...ouvrage illustré. (Paris : C. Marpon et E. Flammarion, Editeurs, 1884) Flammarion, Camille (1842-1925), Author.
Physical Description
Photoengravings
Relief print via line block or wood engraving.
Extent: 1 print : b ; sheet 19.5 x 15 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 36d984a0-c5bf-012f-5aaa-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1483: Creator Born
  • 1520: Creator Died
  • 1884: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Venus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1884. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6042-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Venus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6042-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1884). Venus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6042-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Venus.