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Plate 82: Perimele in insulam (Perimele into an Island)
  • 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 82: Perimele in insulam (Perimele into an Island), 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
  • 0000.1706.083

Print depicting many figures in a landscape setting. There is a man seated on a mound in the foreground, and he is resting his proper left elbow on a large container, from which liquid is pouring out onto the ground. There is a man seated in a chariot pulled by four horses, through the water in the bottom left corner, in the background, and there is another figure standing on the tip of a cliff in the right side of the print, in the background. Another figure has just fallen off of the cliff and is falling head-first toward the water. There are mountains and clouds in the background.