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Europa mit dem Stier.

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Europa mit dem Stier.
Additional title: Eighteenth century Meissen porcelain figurine of Europa and the bull.

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Europa

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Eur
Animals in art
Europa (Greek mythology)
Meissen porcelain
Content: Zeus (Jupiter in Roman mythology), in love with Europa, disguised himself as a bull in order to abduct her.
Source note: Collection George Hirth. (München : G. Hirth''s Kunstverlag, 1898) Hirth, Georg (1841-1916), Author.
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 1 photographic print : b ; 23.2 x 17.4 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bce29090-c5be-012f-935b-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

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Europa mit dem Stier." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c60-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Europa mit dem Stier." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c60-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1898). Europa mit dem Stier. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c60-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Europa mit dem Stier.