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Title
Nuptials of Neptune and Amphitrite
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Neptune

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1879
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Nep
Topics
Neptune (Roman deity)
Poseidon (Greek deity)
Serpents -- Mythology
Sea gods
Sea monsters
Putti
Hydra (Greek mythology)
Amphitrite (Greek deity)
Bas-reliefs
Notes
Content: Marble relief of the procession of Poseidon and Amphitrite, with bull-headed, horse-headed and human-headed sea serpents (the latter two also known as hippokampuses and Tritones).
Source note: Plate 28 of "Illustrations of the history of art: A series of illustrations arranged chronologically and forming an atlas, to be used in connection with any work on the history of art" by E. E. Seemann, Boston, L. Prang and company, 1879.
Original version: "Relief in Munich, formerly in the pal. Santa Croce, Rome. Possibly after Scopas."--printed on border.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 22.5 x 27.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0dc0bf60-c5bf-012f-5e87-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1879: Issued
  • 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. "Nuptials of Neptune and Amphitrite" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1879. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ee3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Nuptials of Neptune and Amphitrite" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ee3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1879). Nuptials of Neptune and Amphitrite Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ee3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Nuptials of Neptune and Amphitrite