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Plate 129: Acis in fluuium (Acis into a River)
  • 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 129: Acis in fluuium (Acis into a River), 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
  • 0000.1706.130
Description

Print depicting a man chasing a small child down a hill, toward a body of water. There are hills along the shoreline in the right side of the print, and there is another child wading in the water in the middleground, in the left side of the print. The man is holding a boulder over his head as he is chasing the child. There are trees throughout the hills, and birds flying in the sky in the background.