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Plate 71: Procridis mors (Procris' Death)
  • 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 71: Procridis mors (Procris' Death), 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
  • 0000.1706.072
Description

Print depicting a woman lying on the ground and a man kneeling in front of her. The woman is holding her proper left hand over her forehead, and the man is holding his clasped hands together in front of his face. The man and woman are in a wooded landscape, and there are many different types of trees in the background.