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[Statue of Ganymede and the eagle  ;  Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, with the eagle and barking dog (inset) ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap,  embracing the eagle.]

Image ID: 1623824

[Statue of Ganymede and the eagle ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, with the eagle and barking dog (inse... (1872-1887)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Statue of Ganymede and the eagle ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, with the eagle and barking dog (inset) ; Statue of Ganymede, wearing the Phrygian cap, embracing the eagle.]

Creator

: Bach, J. G. -- Lithographer

Published Date

: 1872-1887

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 25.3 x 25.9 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 Atlas der griechischen Kunstmythologie. (Leipzig : Engelmann, 1872-1887) Overbeck, Johannes Adolf (1826-1895), 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

: 1623824

Record ID

: 1762234

Digital Item Published

: 6-27-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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