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[Psyche beside the river Cocytus]

Image ID: 1624099

[Psyche beside the river Cocytus] (1789-1819)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Psyche beside the river Cocytus]

Creator

: Wicar, Jean-Baptiste Joseph, 1762-1834 -- Artist

Published Date

: 1789-1819

Medium

: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 20 x 11.5 cm.

Notes

: Written on border: "Task of Psyche, to bring Venus a vase of water from Cocyte." Zeus sent his eagle to help her retrieve the enchanted water from the source of this dangerous river.

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 -- Psyche

Source Description

: 1 folder (5 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC WON MYT-Psy

Digital ID

: 1624099

Record ID

: 1762607

Digital Item Published

: 8-6-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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