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Title
Orestes killing Clytemnestra
Names
Duplessi-Bertaux, Jean, 1750-1818 (Etcher)
Patas, Jean-Baptiste, 1748-1817 (Engraver)
Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph, 1762-1834 (Delineator)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- N-O

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1804
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-N-O
Topics
Couches
Revenge
Mythology, Greek
Men -- Clothing & dress -- Greece -- To 499
Daggers & swords
Orestes (Greek mythology)
Clytemnestra (Greek mythology)
Homicides
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: "Berteaux sculp. aqua forti"--signed in plate. "Dessiné par J. B. Wicar." "Gravé à l'Eau-forte par Berteaux, et Terminé par Patas."--lettered on border.
Physical Description
Etchings
Engravings
Extent: 21.5 x 26.7 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 083edfd0-c5bf-012f-cdb1-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1750: Creator Born
  • 1804: Issued
  • 1818: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Orestes killing Clytemnestra" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1804. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ec1-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. "Orestes killing Clytemnestra" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 19, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ec1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1804). Orestes killing Clytemnestra Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ec1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Orestes killing Clytemnestra