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Title
The death of Aegisthus
Names
Pellissier & Allen, Ph. (Platemaker)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- N-O

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC WON MYT-N-O
Topics
Revenge
Mythology, Greek
Daggers & swords
Electra (Greek mythology)
Orestes (Greek mythology)
Weepers (Mourners)
Clytemnestra (Greek mythology)
Bas-reliefs
Notes
Content: "From Ariccia, probably the work of a Greek sculptor living in S. Italy. (Gamle Glypto-thek, Copenhagen.) Clytemnestra, rushing forward, lays her hand on Orestes' shoulder ; Electra stands behind her exulting. The women wailing on either side may represent a Chorus."--from source text.
Content: Printed on border: "'See, I have done with him.'"
Source note: The Oresteia / translated and explained by George C.W. Warr. (New York Longmans, Green 1900) Aeschylus, Author.
Physical Description
Photogravures
Extent: 11 x 14.8 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 089a8ca0-c5bf-012f-94ce-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

  • 1900: 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. "The death of Aegisthus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ec2-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. "The death of Aegisthus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 1, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ec2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1900). The death of Aegisthus Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ec2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The death of Aegisthus