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Plate 125: Memnonis rogi favillae in aues (Embers of Memnon's Pyre into Birds)
  • 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 125: Memnonis rogi favillae in aues (Embers of Memnon's Pyre into Birds), 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
  • 0000.1706.126
Description

Print depicting a male figure seated in a chariot on swirling clouds above a landscape scene. There is a woman kneeling on a cloud in front of the man, and rays of light extending from behind his head. There is a thick, dark burst of clouds in the bottom left corner of the print, and a shoreline and body of water are visible in the bottom of the print.