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Plate 105: Chione a Diana sagittis consossa (Chione Slain by the Arrows of Diana)
  • 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 105: Chione a Diana sagittis consossa (Chione Slain by the Arrows of Diana), 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
  • 0000.1706.106
Description

Figures in a landscape. There is a female figure with bare breasts in the top left corner. Her legs are engulfed in a plume of smoke. She holds a bow in her left hand and has a quiver of arrows on her back. She has shot an arrow at a woman and two children in the bottom right quadrant. She has bare breasts and her right hand raised above her head. There are figures around a fire in the center, with a rocky outcropping behind them. There is water in the bottom right quadrant and clouds in the background.