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The blinding of Oedipus.

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Title
The blinding of Oedipus.
Names
Scotti, Luigi (fl. 1799) (Artist)
Riepenhausen, Franz (1786-1831) (Etcher)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- N-O

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1810
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-N-O
Topics
Mythology, Greek
Oedipus (Greek mythology)
Notes
Content: Two armed men restrain Oedipus as a third blinds him with a dagger. His two sons hold their heads in lamentation, while a woman is restrained by a slave.
Content: Printed on border: "Alt. p. 2. larg. p. 3 on. 4." "T. XLVI"
Source note: L''Italia avanti il dominio dei Romani. (Firenze : G. Piatti, 1810) Micali, Giuseppe (1769-1844), Author.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 1 print : b ; plate mark 20.6 x 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 079900c0-c5bf-012f-7626-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1810: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The blinding of Oedipus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1810. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ebf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The blinding of Oedipus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ebf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1810). The blinding of Oedipus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ebf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The blinding of Oedipus.