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Plate 150: Iulius Caesar in stellam (Julius Caesar into a Star)
  • 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 150: Iulius Caesar in stellam (Julius Caesar into a Star), 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
  • 0000.1706.151
Description

Print depicting two men holding each arm of a man, in the left side of the print. The men are each holding a sword, which they are preparing to stab into the chest of the man. There is a small figure floating upward from the man, in a light cloud which extends to the top left corner of the print. There is a wall and an archway in the right side of the print.