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Plate 18: Diana et Calisto lavant (Diana Discovers Callisto's Pregnancy)
  • 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 18: Diana et Calisto lavant (Diana Discovers Callisto's Pregnancy), 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
  • 0000.1706.019
Description

Print depicting a group of figures holding a woman down onto a large mound. The woman is nude below the waist, and the other figures are all fully nude. There are several dogs lying next to the mound, in the center of the print, and there is a small group of figures in the right side of the print, wading in shallow water and clinging to a tree. There are trees in the background.