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Plate 131: Scylla in monstrum marinum (Scylla into a Sea-Monster)
  • 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 131: Scylla in monstrum marinum (Scylla into a Sea-Monster), 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
  • 0000.1706.132
Description

Print depicting a nude female figure standing in water, her back facing the viewer, surrounded by several dogs. There is a large boulder in the bottom right corner of the print. There are mountains in the left side of the print, in the background, and there is a smoking volcano in the right side of the background of the print. There are thin clouds in the sky, in the top left corner of the print.