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[Mercury resting his foot on a terrestrial globe ; Mercury holding the head of a ram]

Image ID: 1623001

[Mercury resting his foot on a terrestrial globe ; Mercury holding the head of a ram] (1789-1819)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Mercury resting his foot on a terrestrial globe ; Mercury holding the head of a ram]

Creator(s)

: Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph, 1762-1834 -- Artist
Duplessi-Bertaux, Jean, 1750-1818 -- Engraver
Marais -- Artist

Published Date

: 1789-1819

Medium

: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; image and text 18 x 22 cm.

Notes

: Written on border: "Divine Mercury resting his foot on a terrestrial globe, and carries a puissant baton." "Mercury-Criophore, or of the Infernal regions. He holds the head of a victim."

Original Source

: From Tableaux, statues, bas-reliefs et camées de la Galerie de Florence et du Palais Pitti. (Paris : Masquelier, 1789-1819) Mongez (1747-1835), Author.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Mythology -- Mercury

Source Description

: 1 folder (17 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC WON MYT-Mer

Digital ID

: 1623001

Record ID

: 1761927

Digital Item Published

: 7-11-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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