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Plate 110: Ceyxcum uxor in Halcyones (Ceyx and his Wife into Halcyons)
  • 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 110: Ceyxcum uxor in Halcyones (Ceyx and his Wife into Halcyons), 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
  • 0000.1706.111
Description

Print depicting several figures in an interior. Ther eis a doorway in the center of the print, and a woman holding a tall candle is walking through the doorway. In the left side of the print there is a balcony and landscape in the background. In the right side of the print there is a canopy bed, the curtains are pulled back on the side and a female figure is reaching out toward a figure standing next to the bed.