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[Ganymede and the eagle.]

Image ID: 1623820

[Ganymede and the eagle.] (1789-1819)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Ganymede and the eagle.]

Creator(s)

: Coiny, Jacques-Joseph -- Engraver
Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph, 1762-1834 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1789-1819

Medium

: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 17.5 x 18 cm.

Notes

: Ganymede was a Trojan youth so beautiful that Zeus came down in the form of an eagle, or sent an eagle, to carry Ganymede to Mount Olympus, where he became cupbearer to the gods.

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 -- Ganymede

Source Description

: 1 folder (8 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON MYT-Gan

Digital ID

: 1623820

Record ID

: 1762230

Digital Item Published

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

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