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Plate 76: Meleager in venatione aprum interemit (Hunting Meleager Kills a Boar)
  • 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 76: Meleager in venatione aprum interemit (Hunting Meleager Kills a Boar), 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
  • 0000.1706.077
Description

Print depicting a hunting scene, in which a large animal is running in the center of the print. Several men, two on horses, are chasing the animal with spears, and a dog is running behind the animal. A man in the left side of the print is aiming at the animal with a bow and arrow, and there are trees in the left and right sides of the print.