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Plate 40: Salmacis et Hermaphroditus in unum corpus (Salmacis and Hermaphroditus Become One)
  • 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 40: Salmacis et Hermaphroditus in unum corpus (Salmacis and Hermaphroditus Become One), 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
  • 0000.1706.041
Description

Print of a woman chasing a man through a wooded landscape, into a pond. Both of the figures are nude and they are running in the left side of the image. The man is turning to look at the woman, and holding his proper right hand in the air.