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Ganymedes ob elegantiam raptus a Jove.

Image ID: 1623823

Ganymedes ob elegantiam raptus a Jove.  [[The abduction of Ganymede.]]

Image Details

Image Title

:  Ganymedes ob elegantiam raptus a Jove.

Alternate Title

: [The abduction of Ganymede.]


: Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm), 1600-1642 -- Artist


: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 18.2 x 25 cm.


: Includes additional text in Latin and German. Written on border: "The story of Ganymede ; 'Metamorphoses' by Ovid (Book 10) ; Engr. after J.W. Baur, 17th cen." Note 2.) Jupiter in the guise of an eagle kidnaps the beautiful youth Ganymede, who becomes cupbearer to the gods.

Original Source

: From Publii Ovidii Nasonis metamorphoseon, libri XV, oder, fünfzehn Bücher der Verwandlungen des römischen Dichters Publius Ovidius Naso. Ovid (43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D.), Author. Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm) (1600-1642), Artist.


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

Source Description

: 1 folder (8 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1623823

Record ID

: 1762233

Digital Item Published

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

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