Oil/canvas, 71 x 96 cm, slightly rest., relined, unframed. - The work is a typical example of Rugendas compositions, concentrating the dynamic action in the centre of the painting. - Versatile history, animal a. landscape painter, son of the famous father of the same name who gave first pictorial training to his son, in 1722 he travelled to Vienna a. Venice to continue his training. - Mus.: Berlin (Kupferstichkabinett), Augsburg, Kopenhagen, München, Leipzig, Stuttgart. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.