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Venus and Mars surprised by Vulcan.

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Names
Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm) (1600-1642) (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Vulcan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 16--
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Vul
Topics
Vulcan (Roman deity)
Hephaestus (Greek deity)
Neptune (Roman deity)
Venus (Roman deity)
Adultery
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D
Gods -- Roman+
Mars (Roman deity)
Mythology, Roman
Helios (Greek deity)
Notes
Source identifier : 11556 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)

Content : Helios informs Vulcan that his wife Venus is having an affair with Mars. Angry at her betrayal, Vulcan invites the gods to view the spectacle. Mars and Venus are held captive until damages are paid.

Content: Written on border: "Venus and Mars surprised by Vulcan. 'Metamorphoses' by Ovid (Book 4.) Engr. after J.W. Baur, 17th cen."
Physical Description
Form: Copper engravings ( Art and Architecture Thesaurus )
Extent: 1 print. : b ; plate mark 19 x 25 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 3b3b0a70-c5bf-012f-07af-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 16: Issued
  • 1600: Creator Born
  • 1642: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Venus and Mars surprised by Vulcan." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 16--. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-604b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Venus and Mars surprised by Vulcan." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-604b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (16--). Venus and Mars surprised by Vulcan. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-604b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Venus and Mars surprised by Vulcan.