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Plate 136: Picus manem apri umbram perfequitur
  • 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 136: Picus manem apri umbram perfequitur, 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
  • 0000.1706.137
Description

Print depicting a man on a horse chasing a wild boar, which is running beside the horse. The man is leaning over toward the boar and holding a long spear. There is a small dog behind the boar. There is a tree in the left side of the print, the branches of which extend over the top left corner of the composition. There is a figure in the right side of the print standing on clouds, which extend from the top of the print. There is another dog behind this figure, and trees in the background.