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Circe transforms Picus into a woodpecker.

Image ID: 1623748

Circe transforms Picus into a woodpecker.  [Picus in Picum Auem Mutatus.] (16--)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Circe transforms Picus into a woodpecker.

Alternate Title

: Picus in Picum Auem Mutatus.


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

Created Date

: 16--


: Engravings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 19.4 x 24.9 cm.


: Circe, in love with Picus, turns him into a woodpecker after he rejects her advances. Note 2.) Includes additional text in Latin and German. Written on border: "'Metamorphoses' by Ovid (Book 14.) ; 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.


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

Source Description

: 1 folder (20 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 1623748

Record ID

: 1762121

Digital Item Published

: 7-22-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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