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Hercules, wearing the skin of the Nemean lion, carries the Cretan bull

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Title
Hercules, wearing the skin of the Nemean lion, carries the Cretan bull
Additional title: Pierre Gravée Antique
Names
Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph, 1762-1834 (Delineator)
Masquelier fils (Etcher)
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)
Bulls
Hides & skins
Mythology
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Lions -- Mythology
Male nude in art
Cretan bull (Greek mythology)
Nemean lion (Greek mythology)
Cameos, Ancient
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
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 J. B. Wicar. Gravé par Masquelier fils."--lettered on border.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 15.8 x 14.1 cm
Stains and red ink spots on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cacebd60-c5be-012f-5873-58d385a7bc34
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
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Hercules, wearing the skin of the Nemean lion, carries the Cretan bull" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1789 - 1819. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c88-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, wearing the skin of the Nemean lion, carries the Cretan bull" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c88-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, wearing the skin of the Nemean lion, carries the Cretan bull Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c88-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Hercules, wearing the skin of the Nemean lion, carries the Cretan bull