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[Europa on the back of Zeus, disguised as a bull.]

Image ID: 1623804

[Europa on the back of Zeus, disguised as a bull.] (1872-1887)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Europa on the back of Zeus, disguised as a bull.]

Published Date

: 1872-1887

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 16.7 x 21.2 cm.


: Zeus (Jupiter in Roman mythology), in love with Europa, disguised himself as a bull in order to abduct her.

Original Source

: From Atlas der griechischen Kunstmythologie. (Leipzig : Engelmann, 1872-1887) Overbeck, Johannes Adolf (1826-1895), Author.


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

Source Description

: 1 folder (10 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1623804

Record ID

: 1762209

Digital Item Published

: 6-14-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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