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'Mercury, sent by Jupiter...', late 18th-early 19th century. Creator: Thornton.

'Mercury, sent by Jupiter...', late 18th-early 19th century. Creator: Thornton.

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'Mercury, sent by Jupiter...', late 18th-early 19th century. '...ordering Calypso, Queen of the Island Ogygia, in the Ausonian Sea, to let Ulysses proceed on his Voyage for Ithaca'. Scene from Virgil's "Aeneid", the Greek god Mercury, holding his caduceus (rod entwined with snakes), and wearing winged helmet and sandals. [Alexander Hogg, London]


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580038740
  1. 2-705-861
  1. 2705861

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3374x4782
File Size : 47269kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Thornton, attributed to: British: Artist, engraver
People Related
  1. Alexander Hogg: : Publisher
  2. Virgil: Roman: Poet, author
Medium
  1. Engraving

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