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Title
Diogenes
Names
Montegazza, G. (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Personalities -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Topics
Lanterns
Diogenes, d. ca. 323 B.C
Women -- Clothing & dress -- Greece -- To 499
Philosophers -- To 499
Curiosity
Genres
Portraits
Reproductive prints
Notes
Content: Diogenes was founder of the Cynic philosophy. He lived in poverty in a tub in Athens. He practiced an unconventional way of life and apparently walked the streets with a lit lantern "looking for an honest man."
Original version: "From the painting by G. Montegazza"--printed on border.
Source identifier: PCM (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: "Άνθρωπον Ζητώ [I am looking for a human]"--inscription depicted in composition.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 25.7 x 17.1 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5ca7ecb0-c5bf-012f-04fa-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

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Diogenes" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4763-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" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 25, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4763-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1893). Diogenes Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4763-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Diogenes