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Plate 15: Phaethontis petitio (Phaethon's Request)
  • Johann Wilhelm Baur
    born: Strasbourg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day France) ; died: Vienna, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Austria) ; active: present-day Italy, Archduch
  • Plate 15: Phaethontis petitio (Phaethon's Request), 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
  • 0000.1706.016

Print depicting a figure kneeling in front of a two-story building that is decorated with pillars. There is a figure seated on the second story of the building, and there is a large, round source of light behind the building. There are clouds around the base of the building.