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Title
Europa riding on the bull through the sea
Names
Lith. Kaeppelin (Lithographer)
Rey, A. (Delineator)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Europa

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-Eur
Topics
Bulls
Cupid (Roman deity)
Mythology
Jupiter (Roman deity)
Zeus (Greek deity)
Vases, Greek
Eros (Greek deity)
Europa (Greek mythology)
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Written on border: "From Vases Grecs by Millingen."
Content: Zeus, in love with Europa, disguised himself as a bull in order to abduct her. This scene, based on a Greek vase painting, also includes Eros and probably Phoenix or Agenor, father of Europa.
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: 25.2 x 29.5 cm
Foxing on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): be915ad0-c5be-012f-e367-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Europa riding on the bull through the sea" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c65-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. "Europa riding on the bull through the sea" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 14, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c65-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). Europa riding on the bull through the sea Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c65-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Europa riding on the bull through the sea