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Plate 145: Iphis suspendio perit (Iphis Hangs Himself)
  • 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 145: Iphis suspendio perit (Iphis Hangs Himself), 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
  • 0000.1706.146
Description

Figures in a city. There is a large building in the middle ground. The door is at center right with a balcony above. There is a single story section in the middle and then another two story section in the top left quadrant. In the foreground are figures, led by a figure with a lantern or censor. The figures behind are carrying a figure. There is a man and a dog at lower right.