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Plate 67: Descriptio pestis in Aegina (The Plague in Aegina)
  • 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 67: Descriptio pestis in Aegina (The Plague in Aegina), 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
  • 0000.1706.068
Description
Exhibitions

Print depicting a female figure in the sky, partially hidden behind clouds, in the top right corner of the print. She is holding a short stick, and pointing it downward toward figures on the ground in the left side of the print. There is a small, round building structure held up by large, round pillars, and figures lying on the ground around the structure.