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[Apollo standing beside a quadriga, driven by Diana.]

Image ID: 1624302

[Apollo standing beside a quadriga, driven by Diana.] (1844-1861)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Apollo standing beside a quadriga, driven by Diana.]


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

Published Date

: 1844-1861


: Lithographs

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 31.5 x 37 cm.


: A cithara is an ancient musical instrument with strings and a wooden sound box. A quadriga is a chariot pulled by a team of four horses. Delos is the smallest of the Cyclades Islands off the coast of Greece. It was home to a great sanctuary dedicated to Apollo, where festivals were held in his honor. Note 2.) Written under image: "Apollo wreathed with laurel plays his cithara as he stands beside the quadriga driven by Diana (Artemis to the Greeks) who holds the reins and a whip. The palm indicates the Island of Delos. Hamilton Collection."

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.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Chariots

Source Description

: 1 folder (12 pictures) ; 1 oversize folder (1 picture) ; 1 postcard


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1624302

Record ID

: 1761363

Digital Item Published

: 5-17-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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