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[Musical contest between Marsyas and Apollo.]

Image ID: 832286

[Musical contest between Marsyas and Apollo.] (1844-1861)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Musical contest between Marsyas and Apollo.]


: Bineteau, P. -- Lithographer
Rey, A. -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1844-1861

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; plate mark 18 x 28 cm.


: Written on border: "Marsyas plays the double flute beating time with his foot as he sits on a rock beside a pine tree. Apollo plays the cithara. A cloak attached with a large fibula covers his shoulders. The nymph of the Aulocrene or Minerva Aedon is seated and rests her feet on a hypopodium."

Original Source

: From Elite des monuments céramographiques : matériaux pour l'histoire des religions et des moeurs de l'antiquité. (Paris : Leleux, 1844-1861) Lenormant, Charles (1802-1859), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Music -- Ancient -- Greek

Source Description

: 1 folder (26 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC MUSIC-Anc-Gre

Digital ID

: 832286

Record ID

: 1062478

Digital Item Published

: 12-5-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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