Photo, Print, Drawing Head of Minerva
About this Item
- Head of Minerva
- Painting was a preparatory study for the mosaic Minerva, which is in the Library of Congress, Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.
- Vedder, Elihu, 1836-1923, artist
Created / Published
- - Minerva (Roman diety)--1890-1900
- - Goddesses--Roman--1890-1900
- Oil paintings--1890-1900.
- Studies (Visual works)--1890-1990.
- - Title devised by Library staff.
- - Purchase; Christie's New York; 2006; (DLC/PP-2006:001).
- 1 painting : oil on canvas ; 125 x 80 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2006:001 [item] [P&P]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
- ppmsca 10839 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.10839
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppmsca-10839 (digital file from original painting)
- No known restrictions on publication.
- Served by appointment (Unprocessed). To make a request, see "Access to Unprocessed Materials," https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/info/022_unpr.html
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- Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
- Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-10839 (digital file from original painting)
- Call Number: Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2006:001 [item] [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:
Vedder, Elihu, Artist. Head of Minerva. , 1896. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2006677594/.
APA citation style:
Vedder, E. (1896) Head of Minerva. , 1896. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006677594/.
MLA citation style:
Vedder, Elihu, Artist. Head of Minerva. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2006677594/>.