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Plate 83: Herculis Achelous (Hercules and Achelous)
  • 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 83: Herculis Achelous (Hercules and Achelous), 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
  • 0000.1706.084
Description

Print depicting men fighting bulls in a landscape setting. There are mountains and a large body of water in the background, and there are several men, each fighting with a bull, in the foreground. The men are wearing short, hooded robes, and a man in the bottom left corner of the print is fighting a dragon. There is a cluster of trees in the background in the right side of the print.