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Plate 73: Scylla in avem (Scylla into a Bird)
  • 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 73: Scylla in avem (Scylla into a Bird), 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
  • 0000.1706.074

Print depicting several ships at sea. The front of a ship is depicted in the foreground, in the left side of the print. There is a woman in the water, holding onto the front of the ship. There are many figures in the ship, and it has a large sail. There are many ships in the background, and there are clouds in the sky.