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Plate 139: Apulus in ole astrum (Apulus into a Wild-Olive)
  • 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 139: Apulus in ole astrum (Apulus into a Wild-Olive), 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
  • 0000.1706.140
Description

Print depicting several figures in a landscape setting. There is a figure in the left side of the print, whose arms and head turn into tree branches. There is a group of seven women in the right side of the print, who are running. There is a small dark hill covered with grass and rocks in the bottom left corner of the print. There are many trees in the background and a herd of sheep grazing.