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Title
Diogenes in search of an honest man
Names
Gebbie and Company (Copyright holder)
Rosa, Salvatore, 1615-1673 (Artist)
Rosenthal, Max, 1833-1918 (Etcher)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Personalities -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1886
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Topics
Beards
Lanterns
Diogenes, d. ca. 323 B.C
Philosophers -- To 499
Older people
Robes
Genres
Portraits
Reproductive prints
Notes
Content: Diogenes was the founder of the philosophy of the Cynics. He lived in Greece in poverty and practiced an unconventional life style. He walked the streets during the day with a lit lantern saying he was "looking for an honest man."
Original version: "From the original painting by Salvator Rosa."--lettered on border.
Statement of responsibility: "Copyrighted 1886 by Gebbie & Co." "Etched by Max Rosenthal."--lettered on border.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 30.3 x 21.4 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5bfb7280-c5bf-012f-905b-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

  • 1886: Issued
  • 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. "Diogenes in search of an honest man" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1886. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-476c-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 in search of an honest man" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-476c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1886). Diogenes in search of an honest man Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-476c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Diogenes in search of an honest man