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Title
Oedipus blinded by the servants of Laius
Additional title: Edipo accecato dai servi di Lajo
Names
Scotti, Luigi (Italian draftsman, active 1799) (Artist)
Riepenhausen, Franz, 1786-1831 (Etcher)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- N-O

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1810
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-N-O
Topics
Mythology, Greek
Oedipus (Greek mythology)
Bas-reliefs
Genres
Illustrations
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. Scene in high relief, possibly from an Etruscan alabaster urn.
Content: "Alt. p. 2. larg. p. 3 on. 4." "T. XLVI"--lettered on border.
Source note: L''Italia avanti il dominio dei Romani. (Firenze : G. Piatti, 1810) Micali, Giuseppe (1769-1844), Author.
Statement of responsibility: "L. Scotti dis." "Riepenhausen inc."--letter on border.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 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 New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1810: Issued
  • 2020: 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. "Oedipus blinded by the servants of Laius" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1810. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ebf-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. "Oedipus blinded by the servants of Laius" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 29, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ebf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1810). Oedipus blinded by the servants of Laius Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ebf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Oedipus blinded by the servants of Laius