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Plate 87: Dryope in arborem (Dryope into a Tree)
  • 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 87: Dryope in arborem (Dryope into a Tree), 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
  • 0000.1706.088
Description

Print depicting several figures in a wooded landscape. There are two men in the foreground, wearing long robes. There are two more figures in the middle ground, in the left side of the print. Both are women, and one is growing tree limbs from her head. She is holding a small baby. There are trees throughout the composition.