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Venus seated on a swan and accompanied by two hermaphrodites.

Image ID: 1624667

Venus seated on a swan and accompanied by two hermaphrodites. (1844-1861)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Venus seated on a swan and accompanied by two hermaphrodites.

Creator(s)

: Housselin, Alexis Louis Pierre -- Engraver
Fourquemin, fl. 1835-1853 -- Lithographer

Published Date

: 1844-1861

Medium

: Lithographs -- Color

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : 32 x 45 cm.

Notes

: Three sea creatures are depicted beneath Venus' swan. At left and center are two fish, while a dolphin is shown at right in the highly-stylized form given to it by Classical artists.

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 -- Venus

Source Description

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

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON OX MYT-Ven

Digital ID

: 1624667

Record ID

: 1763274

Digital Item Published

: 7-16-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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