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Two images of Zeus in the form of an eagle approaching Ganymede

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Title
Two images of Zeus in the form of an eagle approaching Ganymede
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Ganymede

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1872 - 1887
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
Jupiter (Roman deity)
Zeus (Greek deity)
Male nude in art
Ganymede (Greek mythology)
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: Atlas der griechischen Kunstmythologie. (Leipzig : Engelmann, 1872-1887) Overbeck, Johannes Adolf (1826-1895), Author.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 13 x 20 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c544b3d0-c5be-012f-c727-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1872: 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. "Two images of Zeus in the form of an eagle approaching Ganymede" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1872 - 1887. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c79-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. "Two images of Zeus in the form of an eagle approaching Ganymede" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 18, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c79-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1872 - 1887). Two images of Zeus in the form of an eagle approaching Ganymede Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c79-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Two images of Zeus in the form of an eagle approaching Ganymede