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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
UUID: 398e39e0-c5bf-012f-ca9f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

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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

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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 February 10, 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.