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Plate 128: Polyphemus, et Acis Galateam (Polyphemus, Acis and Galatea)
  • 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 128: Polyphemus, et Acis Galateam (Polyphemus, Acis and Galatea), 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
  • 0000.1706.129
Description

Print depicting a man seated on a large boulder overlooking a large body of water, which is in the left side of the print. There is a flock of very small sheep next to the man. There are large mountains covered with trees throughout the right side of the print. There is a couple embracing in the bottom right corner of the print, in front of a large boulder.