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Bentheus à Bacchis discerpitur

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Bentheus à Bacchis discerpitur
Additional title: Pentheus torn to pieces by the Bacchantes
Baur, Joh. Wilhelm (Johann Wilhelm) (1600-1642) (Artist)

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Mythology -- Bacchante

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1700 (Approximate)
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON MYT-Bac
Punishment & torture
Pentheus (Greek mythology)
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. Metamorphoses
Book illustrations
Content: Includes additional text in Latin and German. Written on border: "'Metamorphoses' by Ovid (Book 3.) ; Engr. after J.W. Baur, 17th cen."
Source identifier: 11556 (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Copper engravings
Extent: 18 x 25 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ab489770-c5be-012f-244e-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. "Bentheus à Bacchis discerpitur" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1700. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-607b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Bentheus à Bacchis discerpitur" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 25, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-607b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1700). Bentheus à Bacchis discerpitur Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-607b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Bentheus à Bacchis discerpitur