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Title
Hercules hunting the birds of Lake Stymphalis
Additional title: Pierre Gravée Antique
Names
Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph, 1762-1834 (Delineator)
Masquelier fils (Engraver)
Dequevauviller, François Nicolas Barthélemy, 1745-1807 (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Hercules

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1789 - 1819
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Her
Topics
Heracles (Greek mythology)
Bows (Archery)
Mythology
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Birds -- Mythology
Stymphalian birds (Greek mythology)
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: According to mythology, Stymphalian birds were dangerous man-eating birds with metallic feathers that infested the woods around Lake Stymphalis in Arcadia; they were destroyed by Hercules as one of his Twelve Labors.
Source note: Tableaux, statues, bas-reliefs et camées de la Galerie de Florence et du Palais Pitti. (Paris : Masquelier, 1789-1819) Mongez (1747-1835), Author.
Statement of responsibility: Dessiné par Wicar. Gravée à l'eau forte par Masquelier fils. Terminée par Dequevauviller."--lettered on border.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 16.6 x 17.3 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ca837570-c5be-012f-9f5e-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

  • 1762: Creator Born
  • 1789: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1834: 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. "Hercules hunting the birds of Lake Stymphalis" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1789 - 1819. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c87-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. "Hercules hunting the birds of Lake Stymphalis" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 18, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c87-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1789 - 1819). Hercules hunting the birds of Lake Stymphalis Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c87-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Hercules hunting the birds of Lake Stymphalis