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Plate 130: Glaucus piscator in deum marinum (Fisherman Glaucus into a Sea-God)
  • 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 130: Glaucus piscator in deum marinum (Fisherman Glaucus into a Sea-God), 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
  • 0000.1706.131
Description

Print depicting a merman in the sea, talking to a nude woman leaning over the edge of a cliff that is overlooking the water. There are mountains along the shoreline in the right side of the print, and thin clouds in the sky.