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Title
Ganymede and the eagle
Names
Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph, 1762-1834 (Artist)
Coiny, Jacques-Joseph, 1761-1809 (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Ganymede

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1789 - 1819
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Gan
Topics
Mythology
Eagles -- Mythology
Ganymede (Greek mythology)
Cameos, Ancient
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Ganymede was a Trojan youth so beautiful that Zeus came down in the form of an eagle, or sent an eagle, to carry Ganymede to Mount Olympus, where he became cupbearer to the gods.
Source note: Tableaux, statues, bas-reliefs et camées de la Galerie de Florence et du Palais Pitti. (Paris : Masquelier, 1789-1819) Mongez (1747-1835), Author.
Physical Description
Copper engravings
Extent: 17.5 x 18 cm
Etching and engraving.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c4b3d170-c5be-012f-0f36-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1762: Creator Born
  • 1789: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1834: Creator Died
  • 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. "Ganymede and the eagle" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1789 - 1819. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c77-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. "Ganymede and the eagle" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 4, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c77-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1789 - 1819). Ganymede and the eagle Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c77-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ganymede and the eagle