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Battus metamorphosed into stone by [a disguised] Mercury.

Image ID: 1623737

Battus metamorphosed into stone by [a disguised] Mercury. (16--)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Battus metamorphosed into stone by [a disguised] Mercury.

Creator

: Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm), 1600-1642 -- Artist

Created Date

: 16--

Notes

: Battus witnessed Mercury stealing Apollo's cattle; As punishment for betraying the god's secret he was turned to stone. Note 2.) Includes additional text in Latin and German. Written on border: "'Metamorphoses' by Ovid (Book 2.) ; Engr. after J.W. Baur, 17th cen."

Original Source

: From Publii Ovidii Nasonis metamorphoseon, libri XV, oder, fünfzehn Bücher der Verwandlungen des römischen Dichters Publius Ovidius Naso. Ovid (43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D.), Author. Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm) (1600-1642), Artist.

Source

: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Mythology -- B-C

Source Description

: 1 folder (20 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC-WON MYT-B-C

Digital ID

: 1623737

Record ID

: 1762110

Digital Item Published

: 7-23-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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