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Plate 29: Actaeon in ceruum (Acteon into a Stag)
  • Johann Wilhelm Baur
    born: Strasbourg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day France) ; died: Vienna, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Austria) ; active: present-day Italy, Archduch
  • Plate 29: Actaeon in ceruum (Acteon into a Stag), 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
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1706.030

Print depicting a group of nude women in the right side of the print, and a small stream of liquid flowing directly toward a figure in the left side of the print, who is wearing a robe and holding a long spear. There is a large, twisted tree behind this figure. The woman in the right side of the print is reaching up to a tree branch and pulling on a large piece of fabric which is wrapped over the branch.