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Plate 104: Peleus et Thetus (Peleus and Thetis)
  • 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 104: Peleus et Thetus (Peleus and Thetis), 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
  • 0000.1706.105
Description

Figures in a landscape. Figure embraces a swan in the bottom right corner, in front of a tree. There is a body of water in the bottom left quadrant. There is a merman and a figure at bottom center. There are mountains in the distance, center and center left. There are clouds in the background and the horizon line is about two-thirds down from the top.