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Plate 9: Reparatio generis humani (Restoration of the Human Race)
  • 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 9: Reparatio generis humani (Restoration of the Human Race), 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
  • 0000.1706.010
Description

Print depicting two figures picking up rocks in a field. The faces of both of the figures are covered with veils, and the figure in the left side is throwing a rock over their proper left shoulder. There are several more figures seated on the ground in the left side of the print, and there is a building structure in the left side of the print. There are hills in the right side of the composition.