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Title
Adulterium in Dijs Punitum
Additional title: Venus and Mars surprised by Vulcan
Names
Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm), 1600-1642 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Vulcan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1700 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Vul
Topics
Vulcan (Roman deity)
Hephaestus (Greek deity)
Neptune (Roman deity)
Venus (Roman deity)
Adultery
Mars (Roman deity)
Mythology, Roman
Helios (Greek deity)
Gods
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. Metamorphoses
Voyeurism
Genres
Illustrations
Notes
Source identifier: 11556 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: Helios informs Vulcan that his wife Venus is having an affair with Mars. Angry at her betrayal, Vulcan invites the gods to view the spectacle. Mars and Venus are held captive until damages are paid.
Content: Written on border: "Venus and Mars surprised by Vulcan. 'Metamorphoses' by Ovid (Book 4.) Engr. after J.W. Baur, 17th cen."
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: Plate mark 19 x 25 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3b3b0a70-c5bf-012f-07af-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: Creator Born
  • 1642: Creator Died
  • 1700: 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. "Adulterium in Dijs Punitum" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1700. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-604b-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. "Adulterium in Dijs Punitum" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 5, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-604b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1700). Adulterium in Dijs Punitum Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-604b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Adulterium in Dijs Punitum