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Plate 121: Perdix puer in avem
  • 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 121: Perdix puer in avem, 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
  • 0000.1706.122
Description

Print depicting two men at the top of a large wall, in the right side of the print. One of the men is leaning over the edge of the wall, and holding a long spear which is stabbed into another man who has fallen off the side of the wall. There is a body of water in the left side of the print, and a thick row of ships along the left side of the print. The rest of the wall extends through the right side of the print, along the water.