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Apollo with a knife is about to flay Marsyas, who is tied to a tree

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Title
Apollo with a knife is about to flay Marsyas, who is tied to a tree
Names
Rey, A. (Engraver)
Bineteau, P. (Lithographer)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- J-M

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-J-M
Topics
Lyres
Mythology
Satyrs (Greek mythology)
Punishment & torture
Apollo (Greek deity)
Flaying
Gods & goddesses
Marsyas (Greek deity)
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: After losing a music contest with Apollo, the satyr Marsyas is flayed alive as punishment. Marsyas is fastened to a pine tree from which is suspended a skin enclosing flutes. Apollo with a knife is about to flay him. Pan with horns and goat legs is seated on his chlamys holding a phial and an alabastron. He looks toward Venus who holds a mirror and a myrtle wreath. Winged Eros holds a palm and bandelettes.
Statement of responsibility: Written on border: "From Antike Bildwerke by Gerhard."
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: 20.5 x 25.8 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d59e55c0-c5be-012f-168f-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

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Apollo with a knife is about to flay Marsyas, who is tied to a tree" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1844 - 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6064-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. "Apollo with a knife is about to flay Marsyas, who is tied to a tree" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 22, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6064-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). Apollo with a knife is about to flay Marsyas, who is tied to a tree Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6064-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Apollo with a knife is about to flay Marsyas, who is tied to a tree