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Venus rising from a calyx  between love hermaphrodites.

Image ID: 1624669

Venus rising from a calyx between love hermaphrodites. (1844-1861)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Venus rising from a calyx between love hermaphrodites.


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

Published Date

: 1844-1861


: Lithographs

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 30.5 x 49 cm.


: A "calyx" is the cuplike circle of green parts under the petals of a flower. Note 2.) Light foxing at center of picture. Written under image: "Pacileo Collection, Naples."

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.


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

Source Description

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


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Digital ID

: 1624669

Record ID

: 1763276

Digital Item Published

: 7-21-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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