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Plate 107: Ceyx naufragio perit (Ceyx Dies in a Shipwreck)
  • 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 107: Ceyx naufragio perit (Ceyx Dies in a Shipwreck), 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
  • 0000.1706.108
Description

hip tossed at sea. The ship is right of center, high on a wave. There are people in the waves around it. The horizon line is approximately halfway down from the top of the image. There are dark clouds in the top right corner.