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Title
Mutantem formas Acheloum dextera fregit Herculis, immenso pene labore satur
Additional title: Duel between Hercules & Achilous (Achelous), the latter in the form of a bull
Names
Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm), 1600-1642 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Hercules

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1600 - 1700
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Her
Topics
Heracles (Greek mythology)
Bulls
Fighting
Mythology
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Achelous (Greek deity)
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. Metamorphoses
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Content: Hercules, while fighting with the river god Achelous (who transformed himself into a bull) over the princess Deianira, broke off one of his horns, which was made into the Cornucopia, or horn of plenty.
Content: Includes additional text in Latin and German. Written on border: "'Metamorphoses' by Ovid (Book 9) ; Engr. after J.W. Baur, 17th cen."
Source identifier: 11556 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 18.3 x 25.1 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ccec5f90-c5be-012f-0199-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1600: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1600: Creator Born
  • 1642: 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. "Mutantem formas Acheloum dextera fregit Herculis, immenso pene labore satur" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1600 - 1700. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6013-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. "Mutantem formas Acheloum dextera fregit Herculis, immenso pene labore satur" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 14, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6013-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1600 - 1700). Mutantem formas Acheloum dextera fregit Herculis, immenso pene labore satur Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6013-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6013-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (still image) Mutantem formas Acheloum dextera fregit Herculis, immenso pene labore satur, (1600 - 1700) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=July 14, 2020 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Mutantem formas Acheloum dextera fregit Herculis, immenso pene labore satur