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Title
Hercules ex rogo in polum
Additional title: Hercules, led by Jupiter, goes to Mount Olympus to live with the gods after burning his mortal body on a funeral pyre
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)
Apotheosis
Death
Mythology
Hercules (Roman mythology)
Jupiter (Roman deity)
Smoke
Cremation
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. Metamorphoses
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Source identifier: 11556 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: Includes additional text in Latin and German. Written on border: "Hercules erects his own funeral pyre & burns himself to death. Afterwards, Jupiter leads him into Heaven ; 'Metamorphoses' by Ovid (Book 9) ; Engr. after J.W. Baur, 17th cen."
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 18.7 x 25.1 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cdab3fa0-c5be-012f-63db-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. "Hercules ex rogo in polum" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1600 - 1700. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6015-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. "Hercules ex rogo in polum" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6015-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). Hercules ex rogo in polum Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-6015-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Hercules ex rogo in polum