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Plate 140: Aeneae classis in Nymphas (The Fleet of Aeneas into Nymphs)
  • 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 140: Aeneae classis in Nymphas (The Fleet of Aeneas into Nymphs), 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
  • 0000.1706.141
Description

Print depicting many ships in a large body of water, and creatures swimming in the water. There are thick clouds in the sky, and there is a woman in a chariot in the top left corner of the print. The chariot is pulled by two winged creatures. There is a large, light area in the clouds surrounding the woman in the chariot. There is a small, dark hill in the bottom right corner of the print.