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Title
Orpheus looking back at Eurydice
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Orpheus

Dates / Origin
Date Created: unknown
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Topics
Orpheus (Greek mythology)
Lyres
Mythology, Greek
Eurydice (Greek mythology)
Notes
Content: Orpheus looks back at Eurydice before she has fully emerged from the dark and thereby again loses her to the Underworld.
Content: Source information not available. Lettered on image: "Rambler". Image is probably from an edition of Samuel Johnson's work of that title.
Physical Description
Etchings
Stipple engravings
Hand coloring
Extent: 13.5 x 8.2 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 13936810-c5bf-012f-a80e-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

  • : Created
  • 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. "Orpheus looking back at Eurydice" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ef6-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. "Orpheus looking back at Eurydice" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ef6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Orpheus looking back at Eurydice Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0ef6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Orpheus looking back at Eurydice