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Title
Diogenes throwing away his bowl on seeing a peasant drink from his hand
Names
Poussin, Nicolas, 1594?-1665 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Personalities -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Topics
Streams
Diogenes, d. ca. 323 B.C
Philosophers -- To 499
Genres
Portraits
Reproductive prints
Landscape prints
Notes
Content: Diogenes was the founder of the Cynic philosophy. He lived in Greece in poverty and advocated a lifestyle that went against the conventions of society.
Original version: "From a painting by Nicolas Poussin in the gallery of the Louvre."--printed on border.
Source note: The masterpieces of French art : a biographical history of art in France from the earliest period to and including the salon of 1882. (Philadelphia : Gebbie, c1883) Viardot, Louis (1800-1883), Author. Armstrong, William A. , Editor.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 14.1 x 17.4 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5aff4fa0-c5bf-012f-5f36-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1883: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Diogenes throwing away his bowl on seeing a peasant drink from his hand" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-475e-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. "Diogenes throwing away his bowl on seeing a peasant drink from his hand" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 17, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-475e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1883). Diogenes throwing away his bowl on seeing a peasant drink from his hand Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-475e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Diogenes throwing away his bowl on seeing a peasant drink from his hand