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Title
Diogenes before Alexander the Great
Names
Rosa, Salvatore, 1615-1673 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Personalities -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1908-03-16
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Topics
Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C
Diogenes, d. ca. 323 B.C
Philosophers -- To 499
Genres
Portraits
Reproductions
Notes
Content: Diogenes, a Cynic philosopher, lived in a tub. Alexander the Great is said to have met him in Greece and was asked by Diogenes to step aside as he was blocking the sun.
Source identifier: ILN (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Extent: 18.9 x 14.4 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5bb1fc40-c5bf-012f-bb2b-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

  • 1615: Creator Born
  • 1673: Creator Died
  • 1908: Issued
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Diogenes before Alexander the Great" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908-03-16. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4764-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 before Alexander the Great" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 17, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4764-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1908-03-16). Diogenes before Alexander the Great Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4764-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Diogenes before Alexander the Great