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Title
Ceres quaerens filiam se irridentem in stellionem mutat
Additional title: Ceres turns the boy who mocked her into a lizard ("Stellio").
Names
Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm), 1600-1642 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Ceres

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1641 (Approximate)
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
Lizards
Ceres (Roman deity)
Supernatural practices
Goddesses
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. Metamorphoses
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Includes additional text in Latin and German. Written on border: "'Metamorphoses' by Ovid (Book 5) ; Engr. after J.W. Baur, 17th cen."
Source identifier: 11556 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: Plate mark 15 x 21.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b04fe510-c5be-012f-4860-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1600: Creator Born
  • 1641: Issued
  • 1642: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Ceres quaerens filiam se irridentem in stellionem mutat" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1641. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0bf7-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. "Ceres quaerens filiam se irridentem in stellionem mutat" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 14, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0bf7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1641). Ceres quaerens filiam se irridentem in stellionem mutat Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0bf7-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ceres quaerens filiam se irridentem in stellionem mutat