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Plate 124: Polymestor oculis priuatur (Polymestor Is Blinded)
  • 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 124: Polymestor oculis priuatur (Polymestor Is Blinded), 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
  • 0000.1706.125
Description

Print depicting many figures in a landscape setting. There is a woman grabbing the face of a man in the foreground, and there are figures holding weapons, one is holding a large rock over his head, and running in the left and right sides of the print. There are mountains and a body of water in the background. There are large clouds in the top left corner of the print, and several figures on the clouds, pointing down toward the ground.