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Plate 7: Consilium deorum (The Council of the Gods)
  • Johann Wilhelm Baur
    1607–1642
    born: Strasbourg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day France) ; died: Vienna, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Austria) ; active: present-day Italy, Archduch
  • Plate 7: Consilium deorum (The Council of the Gods), 1639–1641
  • Ovid's Metamorphoses
  • Where object was made: Austria
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 135 x 210 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 5/16 x 8 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1706.008
Description

Print depicting men seated on clouds around a central figure, seated on a cloud in the top of the print, next to a swan. The central figure is wearing a crown and long robe, and holding a staff. Most of the other figures are nude, some holding staffs. These figures are seated in a curved line throughout the bottom of the print.