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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 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

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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 September 21, 2019. 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