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Neptune, Hercules and Mercury fishing from three rocks in the sea

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Title
Neptune, Hercules and Mercury fishing from three rocks in the sea
Names
Bineteau, P. (Lithographer)
Petit, L. (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Fishing -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1844 - 1861
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON FISHI-Anc
Topics
Fishing
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Mercury (Roman deity)
Neptune (Roman deity)
Mythology, Roman
Notes
Content: Written on border: "Neptune takes a tunny fish from the line on his trident. Hercules wearing a lion's skin and with a quiver on his back fishes as he kneels. Mercury with his caduceus seems to address Hercules. It is a comic scene with vine leaves in the background." "Thomas Hope Collection, London."
Source note: Elite des monuments céramographiques : matériaux pour l''histoire des religions et des moeurs de l''antiquité. (Paris : Leleux, 1844-1861) Lenormant, Charles (1802-1859), Author.
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 22 x 32 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 29da8570-c5be-012f-711d-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

  • 1844: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2020: 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. "Neptune, Hercules and Mercury fishing from three rocks in the sea" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 12, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fc2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1844 - 1861). Neptune, Hercules and Mercury fishing from three rocks in the sea Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-2fc2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Neptune, Hercules and Mercury fishing from three rocks in the sea