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Plate 113: Domus famae (The House of Famine)
  • 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 113: Domus famae (The House of Famine), 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
  • 0000.1706.114
Description
Exhibitions

Print depicting a winged figure flying above a landscape. There is a large building in the background, in the left side of the print. The building is on top of a mountain, and there are smaller mountain peaks in the bottom left corner of the print. The winged figure in the foreground is holding two trumpets, one in each hand.