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Plate 22: Battus perfidus in saxum (Battus into a Stone)
  • 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 22: Battus perfidus in saxum (Battus into a Stone), 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
  • 0000.1706.023
Description

Print depicting a man standing in a landscape, in the right side of the print. The man is holding a walking stick in his proper right hand, and turning to look at a large rock in the center of the print. There is a man formed in the rock. There is a large hill in the background in the left side of the print, and there are animals and figures standing on the hill.