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Léandre adresse un message d'amour a Hero.

Image ID: 1623863

Léandre adresse un message d'amour a Hero.  [[Leander sends a message of love to Hero.]] (1858)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Léandre adresse un message d'amour a Hero.

Alternate Title

: [Leander sends a message of love to Hero.]


: Ciappori-Puche, Claudius Joseph, 1822-1887 -- Artist
Thurwanger, Martin -- Lithographer

Additional Name(s)

: Hangard-Maugé, E. I. -- Printer

Published Date

: 1858


: Chromolithographs

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 27.5 x 20.6 cm.


: Leander, in love with Hero, a priestess of Aphrodite, swam across the Hellespont (Dardanelles Strait) every night to see her. One evening he lost his way and drowned ; In grief Hero threw herself from her tower and also drowned. Note 2.) Printed on border: "France, XVIe siècle"

Original Source

: From Les arts somptuaires : histoire du costume et de l'ameublement et des arts et industries qui s'y rattachent. (Paris : Hangard-Maugé, 1858) Louandre, Charles (1812-1882), Author.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Mythology -- J-M

Source Description

: 1 folder (20 pictures) ; 1 oversize folder (1 picture)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1623863

Record ID

: 1762328

Digital Item Published

: 6-30-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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