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Plate 46: Crines Medusae in angues (Medusa's Hair into Snakes)
  • Johann Wilhelm Baur
    born: Strasbourg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day France) ; died: Vienna, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Austria) ; active: present-day Italy, Archduch
  • Plate 46: Crines Medusae in angues (Medusa's Hair into Snakes), 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
  • 0000.1706.047

Print depicting a man and two figures in a bed, in a dark interior. There is a box on the ground in the center of the foreground, upon which there is a small bottle. There is a large vase on the ground next to the box. The figures are lying in a bed which is covered by a curtain, which is lifted aside. The man is holding a sword over his head in his proper left hand, and looking at the figures in the bed.