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Title
Head of Orpheus on his lyre
Names
Lalauze, Adolphe, 1838-1906 (Etcher)
Moreau, Gustave, 1826-1898 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Orpheus

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1865
Date Issued: 1892
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Topics
Orpheus (Greek mythology)
Muses (Greek deities)
Dismemberment
Decapitations
Genres
Reproductive prints
Notes
Content: After his dismemberment at the hands of the Thracian Maenads, Orpheus' remains were collected by the Muses.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: Plate mark 24 x 16 cm
"Printed on the Hess press."--lettered on border.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 16362140-c5bf-012f-3669-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1838: Creator Born
  • 1865: Created (Approximate)
  • 1906: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Head of Orpheus on his lyre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1865 - 1892. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0efe-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. "Head of Orpheus on his lyre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 7, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0efe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1865 - 1892). Head of Orpheus on his lyre Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0efe-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Head of Orpheus on his lyre