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Title
Diogenes in search of an honest man
Names
Gebbie and Company (Copyright holder)
Rosa, Salvatore, 1615-1673 (Artist)
Rosenthal, Max, 1833-1918 (Etcher)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Personalities -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1886
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Topics
Beards
Lanterns
Diogenes, d. ca. 323 B.C
Philosophers -- To 499
Older people
Robes
Genres
Portraits
Reproductive prints
Notes
Content: Diogenes was the founder of the philosophy of the Cynics. He lived in Greece in poverty and practiced an unconventional life style. He walked the streets during the day with a lit lantern saying he was "looking for an honest man."
Original version: "From the original painting by Salvator Rosa."--lettered on border.
Statement of responsibility: "Copyrighted 1886 by Gebbie & Co." "Etched by Max Rosenthal."--lettered on border.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 30.3 x 21.4 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5bfb7280-c5bf-012f-905b-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

  • 1886: 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. "Diogenes in search of an honest man" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1886. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-476c-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. "Diogenes in search of an honest man" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-476c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1886). Diogenes in search of an honest man Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-476c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Diogenes in search of an honest man