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Plate 97: Venus et Adonis (Venus and Adonis)
  • 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 97: Venus et Adonis (Venus and Adonis), 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
  • 0000.1706.098
Description

Print depicting a couple seated on a mound in a landscape scene, embracing. There is a winged figure in the background, in the right side of the print, and several running figures in the background in the left side of the print. There are trees in the background.