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Plate 17: Heliades in arbores (Heliades into Trees)
  • 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 17: Heliades in arbores (Heliades into Trees), 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
  • 0000.1706.018
Description

Print depicting five women standing next to a tomb. Four of the women are raising their hands into the air, and branches are growing from their hands. They are all wearing loose robes, and two of the women are leaning against the tomb. There are trees in the left and right sides of the print.