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Plate 138: Pici focii in feras converti
  • 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 138: Pici focii in feras converti, 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
  • 0000.1706.139
Description

Print depicting several figures in an outdoor setting. There is a group of men surrounding a woman, and they are all pointing long swords toward her. There are several small dragon creatures in the top left corner of the print, and they are pointing toward the men. There is a dragon on the ground in the bottom left corner of the print, and it is breathing smoke toward the men. There are thick clouds in the sky.