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Plate 95: Hyacinthus in florem (Hyacinthus into a Flower)
  • 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 95: Hyacinthus in florem (Hyacinthus into a Flower), 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
  • 0000.1706.096
Description

Print depicting a man lying on a small hill in front of two trees, and another man standing over him. There is a battle scene in the background, in the left side of the print, including many figures with bows and arrows. The man standing in the foreground has a bright halo around his head, and there is a small container full of arrows on his hip. There are trees in the background.