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Venus seated on a swan and accompanied by two hermaphrodites.

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Title
Venus seated on a swan and accompanied by two hermaphrodites.
Names
Fourquemin (fl. 1835-1853) (Lithographer)
Housselin, Alexis Louis Pierre (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Venus

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON OX MYT-Ven
Topics
Venus (Roman deity)
Fish
Swans
Hermaphroditism -- Mythology
Wings (Anatomy)
Aphrodite (Greek deity)
Dolphins -- Greece -- To 499
Genres
Lithographs -- Color
Notes
Content: Three sea creatures are depicted beneath Venus' swan. At left and center are two fish, while a dolphin is shown at right in the highly-stylized form given to it by Classical artists.
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 : 32 x 45 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 398e39e0-c5bf-012f-ca9f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1835: Creator Born
  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1853: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Venus seated on a swan and accompanied by two hermaphrodites." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6444-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Venus seated on a swan and accompanied by two hermaphrodites." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6444-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Venus seated on a swan and accompanied by two hermaphrodites. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6444-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Venus seated on a swan and accompanied by two hermaphrodites.