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Title
Winged ichthyomorphic female divinity with palmiped.
Names
Fourquemin (fl. 1835-1853) (Lithographer)
Housselin, Alexis Louis Pierre (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Design -- Greek

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Topics
Decoration and ornament -- Greece
Eels
Wings (Anatomy)
Marine invertebrates
Birds in art
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Small drawing at upper right shows painting as it appears on its vessel.
Content: Written at bottom: "A winged ichthyomorphic [fish-form] female deity Derecto of Phoenicia or Anaitis of Babylon, with the tail of a marine eel. Beside her is a palmiped ["web-foot"] or swimming bird with a background of sea anemones and zoophytes [plant-like sea animals]. Royal Museum, Berlin."
Content: Anaitis is the Greek form of the name "Anahita", a water goddess connected with fertility.
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: 1 print : b ; 34.5 x 50 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 14a1f4c0-c5be-012f-51ff-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

  • 1835: Creator Born
  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1853: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Winged ichthyomorphic female divinity with palmiped." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fd6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Winged ichthyomorphic female divinity with palmiped." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 13, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fd6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Winged ichthyomorphic female divinity with palmiped. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5fd6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Winged ichthyomorphic female divinity with palmiped.