Etching from Ovid's Metamorphoses
|Condition:||In good condition|
|Title of artwork:||Peleus and Thetis disguised as a swan - 1641|
|Signature:||signed lower left|
|Artist:||Johann Wilhelm Baur (1607-1640)|
|Sold with frame:||No|
|Total dimensions (in cm):||20 x 32 cm|
|Picture size (in cm):||12,70 x 20 cm|
An excellent impression in good condition, full plate border and wide margins.
Peleus and Thetis; on the shores of the sea, under a tree at right, Peleus embraces the sea-nymph Thetis, here disguised as a bird, with his arms; at left, the bay, where a sea-god converses with another figure; beyond, mountains and clouds. 1641
Etching made by: Johann Wilhelm Baur
Signed in the lower left margin: 'WBa fe:'; numbered in the lower right margin.
Referentie: Hollstein 12.I
Bonnefoit 1997 R.223
Made in 1639 and published in 1641. For more info on the important place of this work in Ovidius print history see on the website of the 'University of Virginia': http://ovid.lib.virginia.edu/tempestabaurnew.html
Johann Wilhelm Baur (printmaker; painter/draughtsman; German; 1607 - 1642)
Painter and etcher, born and trained in Strasbourg. To Rome 1630; then to Vienna 1637 to his death 1642.
Régine Bonnefoit, 'JWB, ein Wegbereiter der barocken Kunst in Deutschland', Tübingen 1997 (catalogue of works by and after)
Anny-Claire Haus and R. Bonnefois, 'Johann Wilhelm Baur 1607-1642: Maniérisme et baroque en Europe', exh.cat. Strasbourg, Palais Rohan, Galerie Robert Heitz, 1998.
OLD MASTER PRINT pro top
|Member since:||March 29, 2014|
Excelent, as usual.
two good etchings: the draftman in front of a coastal landscape by Claude Gellée and the hurdy-gurdy player by Joris van Vliet
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