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Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Venus

Dates / Origin
Date Created: unknown
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Ven
Venus (Roman deity)
Mythology, Greek
Aphrodite (Greek deity)
Sea monsters
Mythology, Roman
Content: Printed captions below image read: "1 and 2. Heavenly Venus. 3. Sea Venus born from the ocean spray. 4. Sea Venus riding a Triton. 5. Venus riding sea horses. 6. Venus on a sea goat. 7. Crouching Venus. 8. Sea Venus. 9. Venus with cupid riding a dolphin. 10. Famous sculpture of Venus. 11. Venus leaning on a column with a globe at her feet. 12. Leaning on a vase."
Physical Description
Copper engravings
Extent: 1 print. : b ; 10.5 x 7.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 377ec120-c5bf-012f-72b3-58d385a7bc34
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

  • : Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Venus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6044-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Venus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 27, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6044-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Venus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6044-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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