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Plate 96: Effigies eburnea in hominen (Ivory Statue into a Person)
  • 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 96: Effigies eburnea in hominen (Ivory Statue into a Person), 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
  • 0000.1706.097
Description

Print depicting several figures in an interior in the right side of the print, and an outdoor setting and building front in the left side of the print. There is a building in the background, and there is a chariot floating on a cloud and being pulled by two large birds, in the left side of the print. In the background there are many tall trees, and in the foreground there is a statue in a fountain. There is a nude woman standing on a pedastal in the interior in the right side of the print, and a nude man seated before her. through a doorway in the background, there is a nude couple next to a bed.