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Plate 112: Iphigeniae in molatio (The Sacrifice of Iphigeneia)
  • Johann Wilhelm Baur
    born: Strasbourg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day France) ; died: Vienna, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Austria) ; active: present-day Italy, Archduch
  • Plate 112: Iphigeniae in molatio (The Sacrifice of Iphigeneia), 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
  • 0000.1706.113

Print depicting a large group of figures in an outdoor setting. A female figure is flying from the sky, toward a female figure standing on the ground. The flying female is surrrounded by clouds and has a halo over her head. There is a container on the ground in the foreground, and there is a dog seated on a cube-shaped, stone structure behind the container. There are many figures and clouds in the background.