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Venus rising from a calyx between love hermaphrodites.

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Title
Venus rising from a calyx between love 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
Topics
Venus (Roman deity)
Wreaths
Wings (Anatomy)
Tendrils
Aphrodite (Greek deity)
Hairstyles -- To 499
Garlands
Decoration and ornament -- Plant Forms -- Greece
Flowers in art
Genres
Lithographs
Notes
Content : A "calyx" is the cuplike circle of green parts under the petals of a flower.

Content : Light foxing at center of picture. Written under image: "Pacileo Collection, Naples."

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 ; 30.5 x 49 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 3a2f08a0-c5bf-012f-23fe-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

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Venus rising from a calyx between love hermaphrodites." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6446-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Venus rising from a calyx between love hermaphrodites." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 13, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6446-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Venus rising from a calyx between love hermaphrodites. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6446-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Venus rising from a calyx  between love hermaphrodites.