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Venus.

Image ID: 1623913

Venus.

Image Details

Image Title

:  Venus.

Creator(s)

: Dorigny, Nicolas, 1658-1746 -- Engraver
Raphael, 1483-1520 -- Artist

Specific Material Type

: photomechanical_prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 10.75 x 7.75 cm.

Notes

: Upper corners cropped. Printed below image: "Planeta est soli proximus. cum Solem antecedit mane Lucifer quasi lucem ferens; cumq. eundem sequiter Vesperi Hesperus." [When the planet [Venus] is visible in the morning before sunrise it is called "Lucifer" (Light Bearer). When it appears following sunset it goes by the name of Hesperus]

Source

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

Source Description

: 1 folder (15 pictures) ; 1 oversize folder (3 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON MYT-Ven

Digital ID

: 1623913

Record ID

: 1762306

Digital Item Published

: 8-25-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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