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Title
Lekythen.
Names
Genick, A. (Artist)
Hein & Mosler (Lithographer)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Pottery -- Greek

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 POTT-Gre
Topics
Pottery -- Greece
Pottery, Greek
Lotus
Lyres
Satyrs (Greek mythology)
Decoration and ornament -- Plant Forms -- Greece
Vases, Greek
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Illustration 4. has two details, one showing the decoration around the mouth of the vessel, and the other giving a cross-section through the same neck and mouth. Illustration 5. gives cross-sections (top to bottom) through the mouth, handle and base of the jug. The part of the painting visible on the second pottery piece shows a satyr playing a lyre as well as part of a deer (?). A "lekythos" is a small jug, usually for holding oil.
Content: Written below images: "4. Early Corinthian lekythoi, an ointment vessel decorated with the lotus. 5. An Attic lekythoi."
Source note: From
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 25 x 42 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 817a8c00-c5bf-012f-3045-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1883: Issued
  • 2020: 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. "Lekythen." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-644a-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. "Lekythen." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 10, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-644a-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). Lekythen. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-644a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Lekythen.