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Title
Triptolemus seated in his winged chariot drawn by serpents
Names
Jena Painter (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Triptolemus

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Tri
Topics
Chariots
Serpents -- Mythology
Wheat
Mythology, Greek
Pottery -- Greece
Triptolemus (Greek mythology)
kylikes
Pottery, Greek
Genres
Reproductive prints
Notes
Content: After a painting from an Attic red-figure kylix, late 5th century BC, in the Gregorian Etruscan Museum, Vatican Museums.
Content: Written on border: "Triptolemos on his chariot drawn by two dragons, gift of Ceres [Demeter]. He is leaving Eleusinium, holding two stalks of wheat to show men on earth the art of planting and cultivating it. A flowering sceptre rests on his shoulder. Gregorian Museum, Rome."
Source note: Elite des monuments céramographiques : matériaux pour l''histoire des religions et des moeurs de l''antiquité. (Paris : Leleux, 1844-1861) Lenormant, Charles (1802-1859), Author.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 25.5 x 22 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 30dfc1c0-c5bf-012f-b30d-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

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 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. "Triptolemus seated in his winged chariot drawn by serpents" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-470c-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. "Triptolemus seated in his winged chariot drawn by serpents" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 6, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-470c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Triptolemus seated in his winged chariot drawn by serpents Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-470c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Triptolemus seated in his winged chariot drawn by serpents