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Plate 116: Inter Lapithas et Centauros pugna (The Battle of the Lapiths and Centaurs)
  • 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 116: Inter Lapithas et Centauros pugna (The Battle of the Lapiths and Centaurs), 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
  • 0000.1706.117
Description

Print depicting several centaurs fighting with men. The centaurs are holding large sticks in the air, and one is holding a large pot over his head. The men are holding swords. A centaur in the foreground is lying on the ground, and there are trees in the background.