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Title
The birth of Venus
Names
Bouguereau, William Adolphe, 1825-1905 (Artist)
Goupil & Cie (Printer)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Venus

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 MYT-Ven
Topics
Venus (Roman deity)
Cupids
Nudes
Centaurs
Mythology, Greek
Aphrodite (Greek deity)
Dolphins
Mythology, Roman
Zephyrus (Greek deity)
Genres
Art reproductions
Notes
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
Photogravures
Extent: 25 x 17.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3720ca80-c5bf-012f-75f6-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1825: Creator Born
  • 1883: Issued
  • 1905: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The birth of Venus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6043-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. "The birth of Venus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 23, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6043-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). The birth of Venus Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6043-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The birth of Venus