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Plate 13: Syrinx in arundinem (Syrinx into a Reed)
  • 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 13: Syrinx in arundinem (Syrinx into a Reed), 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
  • 0000.1706.014
Description

Print depicting a woman and a half man, half goat figure standing next to a river. The man is wrapping his arms around tall strands of grass, and a nude woman is crouching behind the grass. There is an upward slope in the ground in the right side of the print, and a river in the left side of the print. There are trees in the background and clouds in the sky.