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Apollo Amazonius seated on a throne in a rich Asiatic costume....

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Names
Bineteau, P. (Lithographer)
Rey, A. (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Apollo

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Apo
Shelf locator: PC-WON OX MYT-Apo
Topics
Diana (Roman deity)
Fans (Accessories)
Acolytes
Spears -- To 499
Hairstyles -- Greece -- To 499
Basins (Containers) -- Greece
Amazons -- To 499
Censers -- To 499
Harps -- To 499
Mirrors -- To 499
Greeks -- Clothing & dress -- To 499
Flowers in art
Genres
Lithographs
Notes
Content : Written below image: "Apollo Amazonius seated on a throne in a rich Asiatic costume and Phrygian mitre his feet on a hypopodium plays a trigon. Before Apollo is Omphale holding two phials and a bandalette. Diana is seated and wears the costume of an Amazon with a Phrygian cap, and holds two javelins. Beside her is a large flower. The five other women are hierodules or acolytes. One speaks to Diana, another, seated, holds a mirror, another leans on a labre holding a fan and a bandalette. Above, one holds a phial and a crown, the other a ciste or casket, and between them are two love hermaphrodites with a thymlaterion or censer between them. Cabinet des Medailles, Paris."

Content : A Phrygian cap is a soft hat whose peak folds forward. A hypopodium is a low platform, here used as a footrest, while a trigon is a sort of triangular harp. Omphale was the daughter of a Lydian king and a lover of Herakles (Hercules). "Phials" here are not little bottles, but flat drinking cups. A bandelette is a decorated strip of cloth, often shown in the hands of people making offerings. Diana is the goddess of the moon and of the hunt. A labre (labrum) is a large basin on a pedestal for holding water.

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 ; 29.5 x 45.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: a122da10-c5be-012f-8402-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Apollo Amazonius seated on a throne in a rich Asiatic costume...." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-642c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Apollo Amazonius seated on a throne in a rich Asiatic costume...." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-642c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Apollo Amazonius seated on a throne in a rich Asiatic costume.... Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-642c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Apollo Amazonius seated on a throne in a rich Asiatic costume....