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Plate 30: Actaeon a propriis canibus discerpitur (Acteon Is Torn Apart by His Own Hounds)
  • Johann Wilhelm Baur
    1607–1642
    born: Strasbourg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day France) ; died: Vienna, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Austria) ; active: present-day Italy, Archduch
  • Plate 30: Actaeon a propriis canibus discerpitur (Acteon Is Torn Apart by His Own Hounds), 1639–1641
  • Ovid's Metamorphoses
  • Where object was made: Austria
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 135 x 210 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 5/16 x 8 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in matted with 0000.1706.093
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1706.031
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Print depicting animals and figures, some riding horses, running through a landscape. The animals are running down a hill which slopes downward toward the right side of the print. A deer and several dogs are in the foreground, and there are trees in the top left corner and in the background of the print.