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Plate 37: Pyrami et Thisbes interitus (Pyramus and Thisbe's Death)
  • 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 37: Pyrami et Thisbes interitus (Pyramus and Thisbe's Death), 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
  • 0000.1706.038
Description

Print depicting a woman standing over a man's body in a landscape scene. The woman is holding a long spear, which she is pulling out of the man's body. There is a larege tree in the middle ground, in the left side of the print. There is a fountain in the left side of the print, and a crescent moon just above the top of the fountain. There are trees in the background.