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Plate 48: Pallas et sorores ad Helicona (Pallas and Sisters at Helicon)
  • 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 48: Pallas et sorores ad Helicona (Pallas and Sisters at Helicon), 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
  • 0000.1706.049
Description

Print depicting a group of figures seated in a landscape, in the right side of the print, some holding musical instruments. There is a man standing next to them, in the center of the print, wearing a uniform including a helmet, and holding a tall spear and a shield. There is a flock of birds in the top left corner of the print.