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Plate 103: Neptunus et Apollo (Neptune and 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 103: Neptunus et Apollo (Neptune and 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
  • 0000.1706.104
Description

Figures in a landscape. There are soldiers in armor, some on horses in the bottom right quadrant, in front of a city’s defensive wall. There is water between the walls and a rock. There is a nude woman chained to a rock at center left. There is a monster climbing out of the water onto her rock. There are small figures on top of the city walls. There are mountains across the water in the distance and clouds in the background.