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Various Greek-Themed PrintsCreated by: PICRYLDated: 1700
Attic kantharos with Greek warrior and Amazon, 5th century B.C.
Greek myths, art, and architecture have captivated the imaginations of artists since the renaissance.
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Aesopi Fabulas

Aesopi Fabulas

Written by Aesop (Greek, ca. 620–560 B.C.)

Vita Aesopi

Vita Aesopi

Written by Aesop (Greek, ca. 620–560 B.C.)

St. Paul preaching at Athens (Copy of Raphael's tapestry, reversed)

St. Paul preaching at Athens (Copy of Raphael's tapestry, reversed)

After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Urbino 1483–1520 Rome)

Saint Paul preaching in Athens, after Raphael

Saint Paul preaching in Athens, after Raphael

Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))

In Claudii Ptolemaei Geographiacae Enarrationis Libri octo.

In Claudii Ptolemaei Geographiacae Enarrationis Libri octo.

Claudius Ptolemaeus (Greek, Alexandria (?) A.D. 100?–?170 Alexandria (?))

Recto: The Houses of the Barbarians (Vitruvius, Book 2, Chapter 1, nos. 3, 4); Verso: The Aeropagus in Athens with Cave Houses (Vitruvius, Book 2, Chapter 1, no. 5).

Recto: The Houses of the Barbarians (Vitruvius, Book 2, Chapter 1, nos...

Attributed to a member of the Sangallo family (Florence, ca. 1530–1545)

Juno at left asks Jupiter to help the Greeks, set within an elaborate frame, from the 'Loves, Rages and Jealousies of Juno'

Juno at left asks Jupiter to help the Greeks, set within an elaborate ...

Giulio Bonasone was an Italian painter and engraver born in Bologna. He possibly studied painting under Lorenzo Sabbatini, and painted a Purgatory for the church of San Stefano, but all his paintings have been ... more

Hector Fighting the Greeks

Hector Fighting the Greeks

Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. 1502–1555/1561 Soest)

St. Paul Preaching in Athens

St. Paul Preaching in Athens

In Mariette Album, folio 25 Andrea Schiavone (Andrea Meldola) (Italian, Zadar (Zara) ca. 1510?–1563 Venice)

Armes & amours

Armes & amours

Illustration showing Hector and his Greek warriors on one side; Paris of Troy playing his harp on the other side. Illus. in: Giles Corrozet, Hecatongraphie (Paris, 1548). Reference copy may be in SSF - War Cart... more

Saint Paul preaching in Athens

Saint Paul preaching in Athens

Andrea Schiavone (Andrea Meldola) (Italian, Zadar (Zara) ca. 1510?–1563 Venice)

Aristoteles

Aristoteles

Stecher: Monogrammist W. S. (1551)

Aristoteles

Aristoteles

Stecher: Monogrammist B. Datierung: 1601 / 1701

Hippokrates

Hippokrates

1601 / 1750

Plate 113: The Greeks Battling the Trojans (Graecorum Troianorumque concursus), from Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'

Plate 113: The Greeks Battling the Trojans (Graecorum Troianorumque co...

Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)

Chilon, Legislator & Philosopher of Sparta

Chilon, Legislator & Philosopher of Sparta

Jan Muller (Netherlandish, Amsterdam 1571–1628 Amsterdam)

Chilon von Sparta

Chilon von Sparta

Entwerfer: Vignon, Claude (1593) Stecher: Couvay, Jean Verleger: Mariette, Pierre (1596) Radierer: Bosse, Abraham Datierung: 1639 / 1640

Frontispiece for New Testament in Greek

Frontispiece for New Testament in Greek

Claude Mellan (French, Abbeville 1598–1688 Paris)

Frontispiece for New Testament in Greek

Frontispiece for New Testament in Greek

Claude Mellan (French, Abbeville 1598–1688 Paris)

Aristoteles

Aristoteles

Stecher: Kilian, Bartholomäus (2) Zeichner: Sandrart, Joachim von (der Ältere)

Saint Paul Preaching in Athens

Saint Paul Preaching in Athens

Giovanni Paolo Panini (Italian, Piacenza 1691–1765 Rome)

St. Paul Preaching in Athens

St. Paul Preaching in Athens

Jean Achille Bellanger (French, 1745–1763)

Mastigeus [in Greek letters]

Mastigeus [in Greek letters]

Attributed to Sir Henry William Bunbury (British, Mildenhall, Suffolk 1750–1811 Keswick, Cumberland)

School for Modern Greeks

School for Modern Greeks

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

bust from "Politique d'Aristote, traduite du grec, avec des notes et des éclaircissemens, par Charles Millon ... On a joint ... une notice sur Aristote et sur ses écrits; une liste chronologique des éditions de ses œuvres; plusieurs extraits de Platon, et les deux traités de Xénophon sur les républiques de Sparte et d'Athènes, etc"

bust from "Politique d'Aristote, traduite du grec, avec des notes et d...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "Politique d'Aristote, traduite du grec, avec des notes et des éclaircissemens, par Charles Millon ... On a joint ... une notice sur Aristote et sur ses écrits;... more

View of the interior of the city of Pompeii, from Antiquités de Pompeïa, tome premier, Antiquités de la Grande Grèce... (Antiquities of Pompeii, volume one, Antiquities of Great Greece...), volume 1, plate 6

View of the interior of the city of Pompeii, from Antiquités de Pompeï...

Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)

Cross-sections, which show the different aspects of the buildings shown in the plan of Pompeii [the preceding plate], from Antiquités de Pompeïa, tome premier, Antiquités de la Grande Grèce... (Antiquities of Pompeii, volume one, Antiquities of Great Greece...), volume 1, plate 3

Cross-sections, which show the different aspects of the buildings show...

Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)

Studies of Seven Greek Coins

Studies of Seven Greek Coins

Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)

Studies of Four Greek Coins

Studies of Four Greek Coins

Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)

Studies of Six Greek Coins

Studies of Six Greek Coins

Eugène Delacroix (French, Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798–1863 Paris)

Timon (Shakespeare, Timon of Athens, Act 4, Scene 3)

Timon (Shakespeare, Timon of Athens, Act 4, Scene 3)

Benjamin Phelps Gibbon (British, Penally, Wales 1802–1851 London)

The Dying Greek

The Dying Greek

Asher Brown Durand (American, Jefferson, New Jersey 1796–1886 Maplewood, New Jersey)

Low Hill General Cemetery drawn by T. Allom ; engraved by Robt. Wallis. New Baths, George's Parade drawn by Messrs Pynes ; engraved by Robt. Wallis

Low Hill General Cemetery drawn by T. Allom ; engraved by Robt. Wallis...

Prints show exterior views, on the top, a carriage and pedestrians in front of the Greek revival entrance, labeled "Necropolis", of the Low Hill General Cemetery in Liverpool; and on the bottom, many small boat... more

Grecian doric, from the Temple of Minerva at Athens

Grecian doric, from the Temple of Minerva at Athens

Architectural drawings in Edward Shaw, "Civil Architecture" 1834, plate 37. Reference copy may be available in Lot 4249. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Greec... more

Doric Order from Athens

Doric Order from Athens

Alfred Henry Forrester [Alfred Crowquill] (British, London 1804–1872 London)

The Greeks of Paris

The Greeks of Paris

Édouard de Beaumont (French, Lannion 1821–1888 Paris)

[Plans, sections, and elevations of classical Greek and Roman temples] / G. Heck, dirt. ; Henry Winkles sculp.

[Plans, sections, and elevations of classical Greek and Roman temples]...

Illus. in: Iconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art / Johann G. Heck. New York : Published by Rudolph Garrigue, 1851, division 7, pl. 11. 20 drawings, includes scale.

Greek Slave
[Six figures: 1. View of ancient Athens; 2. Western front of the Parthenon; 3. The temple of Theseus; 4. The Tower of the Winds; 5. The Choragian monument of Lysicrates; 6. Temple of Segesta in Sicily] / G. Heck, dirt. ; Henry Winkles sculp.

[Six figures: 1. View of ancient Athens; 2. Western front of the Parth...

Illus. in: Iconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art / Johann G. Heck. New York : Published by Rudolph Garrigue, 1851, division 7, pl. 9.

Jérusalem, Fontaine du Couvent grec

Jérusalem, Fontaine du Couvent grec

Auguste Salzmann (French, 1824–1872)

Greek Landscape

Greek Landscape

Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris)

[Greek Court; Statue of Minerva; Ludovisi Mars; Iris, Hecate, or Lucifera]

[Greek Court; Statue of Minerva; Ludovisi Mars; Iris, Hecate, or Lucif...

Attributed to Philip Henry Delamotte (British, 1821–1889)

[Views of Greek Sculpture Court including Bust of Minerva]

[Views of Greek Sculpture Court including Bust of Minerva]

Attributed to Philip Henry Delamotte (British, 1821–1889)

Greek Sword, from the Arms of All Nations series (N3) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Greek Sword, from the Arms of All Nations series (N3) for Allen & Gint...

Trade cards from the "Arms of All Nations" series (N3), issued in 1887 in a series of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter Brand Cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

Kore 674, Acropolis Museum, Athens

Kore 674, Acropolis Museum, Athens

John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London)

Kore 684, Acropolis Museum, Athens

Kore 684, Acropolis Museum, Athens

John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London)

The Greek Dance

The Greek Dance

Childe Hassam (American, Dorchester, Massachusetts 1859–1935 East Hampton, New York)

Ruins of Athens with a vaulted portico

Ruins of Athens with a vaulted portico

Laurent Guyot (French, Paris 1756–1808)

Fritzi von Derra - The Greek Dancer

Fritzi von Derra - The Greek Dancer

Frank Eugene (American, New York 1865–1936 Munich)

Aristoteles

Aristoteles

Stecher: Seyfert, Johann Gottlieb Datierung: 1786 / 1824