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Title
The King's libation
Names
J.S. Virtue and Co. (Publisher)
Rivière, Briton, 1840-1920 (Artist)
Murray, Charles Oliver, 1842-1923 (Etcher)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Sacrifice

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON SAC
Topics
Incense
Libations
Sacrifices
Assyrians
Altars
Rites & ceremonies -- Assyria
Lion hunting -- Assyria
Kings -- Assyria
Nimrod (Biblical figure)
Genres
Reproductive prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "The Art Journal, London, J.S. Virtue & Co. Ltd." "From the painting by Briton Riviere, R. A." "Etched by C. O. Murray."--printed on border.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 20 x 26 cm
Description
Assyrian monarch, possibly Nimrod, pours a libation of wine over his hunting conquests before an altar to the gods.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ad2fffd0-c5bf-012f-ac9d-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

  • 1897: 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. "The King's libation" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5511-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. "The King's libation" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 13, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5511-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1897). The King's libation Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-5511-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The King's libation