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The Metamorphoses of Ovid

Vienna: Johann Wilhelm Baur, 1641


Early provenance not researched; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Dem hoch Edlen unnd gestrengen Herren Jonae von Heyssperg auff Merckenstein...Johann Wilhelm Baur Inventor et fecit


Place of Publication

Vienna, Austria

Catalogue Raisonné

Meyer, Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon III, p. 154, no. 12

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Medium or Technique

Set of etched dedication/title and 150 etchings


Prints and Drawings


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