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The Destinies.

Image ID: 1623812

The Destinies. (1894)

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Image Title

:  The Destinies.

Creator

: Ehrenberg, Carl Gottfried Ferdinand, b. 1840 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1894

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 30.3 x 21.7 cm.

Notes

: Abrasions on image. Note 2.) Printed on border: "According to the conception of this artist, three destinies prevail over human life - the Present, the Past, and the Future. The idea is analogous to that of the old Greeks who invented the fiction of the Three Fates: Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos - one holding the distaff, the second drawing the thread of life, and the third cutting it with the shears of death. The German concept has departed by much from the original, a ....
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Original Source

: From Art and artists of all nations : paintings exhibited in the Department of Fine Arts at the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893. (New York : Arkell, 1894) World's Columbian Exposition (1839 : Chicago, Ill.), Author.

Source

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

Source Description

: 1 folder (4 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON MYT-Fat

Digital ID

: 1623812

Record ID

: 1762218

Digital Item Published

: 7-9-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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