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Plate 24: Descriptio Liuoris et Inuidiae (Description of Malice and Envy)
  • 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 24: Descriptio Liuoris et Inuidiae (Description of Malice and Envy), 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
  • 0000.1706.025
Description

Print depicting a man standing next to a doorway. The man is standing in the center of the composition, and he is standing on a small cloud. The doorway is in the left side of the print, and it is in the side of a rocky exterior. There is a woman standing in the dark doorway. The man is wearing a hat, cape, and he is holding a sword in his proper right hand, which he is pointing into the doorway. He is holding a shield in his left hand.