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Diogenes in search of an honest man.

Image ID: 1624770

Diogenes in search of an honest man.

Image Details

Image Title

:  Diogenes in search of an honest man.


: Rosa, Salvatore, 1615-1673 -- Artist

Additional Name(s)

: Gebbie and Company -- Copyright Holder
Rosenthal, Max, 1833-1918 -- Etcher


: Etchings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 30.3 x 21.4 cm.


: Diogenes was the founder of the philosophy of the Cynics. He lived in Greece in poverty and practiced an unconventional life style. He walked the streets during the day with a lit lantern saying he was "looking for an honest man." Note 2.) Printed on border: "From the original painting by Salvator Rosa." Red stains on border.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Personalities -- A-Z

Source Description

: 2 folders (88 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1624770

Record ID

: 1762956

Digital Item Published

: 8-26-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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