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Plate 14: Argus occiditur, Io reformatur (Argus Killed, Io Restored)
  • 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 14: Argus occiditur, Io reformatur (Argus Killed, Io Restored), 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
  • 0000.1706.015
Description

Print depicting a mythological, female character in a chariot led by two swans. The woman is in the right side of the print, and the chariot is rolling down the side of a mountain. There is an antelope running down the mountain in the center of the print, and there is a tree growing diagonally in the left side of the print. There is another figure, wearing a robe and holding a staff, flying through the sky above the tree. There is a large cloud trailing behind the woman in the chariot.