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[Triptolemus seated in his winged chariot drawn by serpents.]

Image ID: 1624125

[Triptolemus seated in his winged chariot drawn by serpents.] (1844-1861)

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Triptolemus seated in his winged chariot drawn by serpents.]

Creator

: Jena Painter -- Artist

Published Date

: 1844-1861

Medium

: Lithographs

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 25.5 x 22 cm.

Notes

: After a painting from an Attic red-figure kylix, late 5th century BC, in the Gregorian Etruscan Museum, Vatican Museums. Note 2.) Written on border: "Triptolemos on his chariot drawn by two dragons, gift of Ceres [Demeter]. He is leaving Eleusinium, holding two stalks of wheat to show men on earth the art of planting and cultivating it. A flowering sceptre rests on his shoulder. Gregorian Museum, Rome."

Original Source

: From Elite des monuments céramographiques : matériaux pour l'histoire des religions et des moeurs de l'antiquité. (Paris : Leleux, 1844-1861) Lenormant, Charles (1802-1859), Author.

Source

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

Source Description

: 1 folder (3 pictures) ; 1 oversize folder (2 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON MYT-Tri

Digital ID

: 1624125

Record ID

: 1762633

Digital Item Published

: 8-2-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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