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Title
Demeter and Demophon
Names
Fourquemin, fl. 1835-1853 (Lithographer)
Petit, L. (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Ceres

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Cer
Topics
Demeter (Greek deity)
Mythology
Ceres (Roman deity)
Goddesses
Children in art
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Text written on border.
Content: While nursing the infant Demophon, Demeter placed him in fire every night in order to make him immortal. The spell was broken, however, when his mother Metanira witnessed the ritual and screamed in astonishment.
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
Lithographs
Extent: 24.9 x 23.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): af629270-c5be-012f-6bb5-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Demeter and Demophon" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0bf4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Demeter and Demophon" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 23, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0bf4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Demeter and Demophon Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0bf4-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Demeter and Demophon