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Picus in picum auem mutatus.

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Title
Picus in picum auem mutatus.
Additional title: Circe transforms Picus into a woodpecker
Names
Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm) (1600-1642) (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- B-C

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1700 (Approximate)
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-B-C
Topics
Mythology
Smoke
Woodpeckers
Magic
Anger
Circe (Greek mythology)
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. Metamorphoses
Genres
Book illustrations
Notes
Content: Includes additional text in Latin and German. Written on border: "'Metamorphoses' by Ovid (Book 14.) ; Engr. after J.W. Baur, 17th cen."
Content: Circe, in love with Picus, turns him into a woodpecker after he rejects her advances.
Source identifier: 11556 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Copper engravings
Extent: 19.4 x 24.9 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a7122de0-c5be-012f-e894-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1600: Creator Born
  • 1642: Creator Died
  • 1700: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Picus in picum auem mutatus." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1700. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Picus in picum auem mutatus." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1700). Picus in picum auem mutatus. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0c0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Picus in picum auem mutatus.