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Title
Psyche beside the river Cocytus
Names
Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph, 1762-1834 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Psyche

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-Psy
Topics
Psyche (Greek deity)
Eagles -- Mythology
Mythology, Greek
Cameos, Ancient
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Task of Psyche, to bring Venus a vase of water from Cocyte." Zeus sent his eagle to help her retrieve the enchanted water from the source of this dangerous river.
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
Etchings
Extent: 20 x 11.5 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 26ec32e0-c5bf-012f-05da-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

  • 1762: Creator Born
  • 1789: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1834: Creator Died
  • 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. "Psyche beside the river Cocytus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1789 - 1819. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f4d-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. "Psyche beside the river Cocytus" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 8, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f4d-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). Psyche beside the river Cocytus Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f4d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Psyche beside the river Cocytus