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Plate 26: Iupiter in taurum (Jupiter into a Bull)
  • 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 26: Iupiter in taurum (Jupiter into a Bull), 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
  • 0000.1706.027
Description

Print depicting figures in a landscape, a large body of water stretches from the foreground into the background. The shoreline is visible along the right side of the print, and in the foreground there is a woman seated on a bull, which is wading in the water. There is a group of figures standing on the shoreline, and a tree is bending inward toward the scene, along the right side of the print. There are clouds in the top left quadrant of the print.