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Johann Wilhelm Baur (1607-1640) - The deification of Aeneas / Ovid's Metamorphoses - 1641

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Johann Wilhelm Baur (1607-1640) - The deification of Aeneas / Ovid's Metamorphoses - 1641

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Etching from Ovid's Metamorphoses

Technique: Etching
Year: 1600-1649
Condition: In good condition
Title of artwork: The deification of Aeneas / Ovid's Metamorphoses
Signature: Not signed
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.

The deification of Aeneas; Aeneas is seated on a rock in the sea, his head bowed down, his armour laid out behind him; the river god Numicus lays his heads on Aeneas' head, cleansing him of all his mortal parts to make him into a god; above the, at right, Venus is seated on her chariot watching over her son; her chariot is led by two doves; at left, beyond, the sea, and ships in the far distance; above, the gods are assembled above the clouds looking out onto the scene. 1641

Etching made by: Johann Wilhelm Baur

Referentie: Hollstein 12.I
Bonnefoit 1997 R.260

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':

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', Strasbourg, Palais Rohan, Galerie Robert Heitz, 1998.


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  • Excelent, as usual.

    galdocris April 18, 2018

  • 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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