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Title
The death of Aegisthus
Names
Pellissier & Allen, Ph. (Platemaker)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- N-O

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-N-O
Topics
Revenge
Mythology, Greek
Daggers & swords
Electra (Greek mythology)
Orestes (Greek mythology)
Weepers (Mourners)
Clytemnestra (Greek mythology)
Bas-reliefs
Notes
Content: "From Ariccia, probably the work of a Greek sculptor living in S. Italy. (Gamle Glypto-thek, Copenhagen.) Clytemnestra, rushing forward, lays her hand on Orestes' shoulder ; Electra stands behind her exulting. The women wailing on either side may represent a Chorus."--from source text.
Content: Printed on border: "'See, I have done with him.'"
Source note: The Oresteia / translated and explained by George C.W. Warr. (New York Longmans, Green 1900) Aeschylus, Author.
Physical Description
Photogravures
Extent: 11 x 14.8 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 089a8ca0-c5bf-012f-94ce-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

  • 1900: Issued
  • 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. "The death of Aegisthus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ec2-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. "The death of Aegisthus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 25, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ec2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1900). The death of Aegisthus Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ec2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The death of Aegisthus