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Plate 141: Aeneas in deum indigitem (Aeneas into a National Deity)
  • 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 141: Aeneas in deum indigitem (Aeneas into a National Deity), 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
  • 0000.1706.142
Description

Print depicting several figures in a landscape setting. There is a woman seated on a chariot on a cloud in the right side of the print, which is attached to two small ducks. The cloud extends from the top left corner of the print to the bottom right corner of the print. There is a body of water in the background and mountains in the right side of the print. There are two figures standing in the water in the foreground, one seated on a rock and leaning forward.