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Plate 123: Hecuba Polydorum occisum reperit (Hecuba Finds Polydorus Murdered)
  • 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 123: Hecuba Polydorum occisum reperit (Hecuba Finds Polydorus Murdered), 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
  • 0000.1706.124
Description

Print depicting five female figures in the left side of the print and a body of water in the right side of the print. There are ships along the shoreline in the background, and mountains in the left side of the print. One of the women is lying on the ground, two are holding a large container over her body, and another woman is holding her arms in the air and looking into the water where there is a man's body floating next to the women.