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Plate 58: Marsyas a Phoebo exoriatur (Marsyas Is Flayed by Apollo)
  • 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 58: Marsyas a Phoebo exoriatur (Marsyas Is Flayed by Apollo), 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
  • 0000.1706.059
Description

Print depicting two figures seated on boulders, in the right side of the print. In the left side of the print there is a river. One of the figures is bound to a tree by his wrists, with thick ropes. There is a small harp in the bottom right corner of the print, at the base of the tree. There are figures in the background, standing on the ground below many trees.