Change Author / Owner : Whale Hunt by the Emperor Claudius in the harbour at Ostia, pl. 19 in the Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium series
Figural seascape scene, with groups in the foreground observing an orca sea monster trapped within a walled area. A statue and a tower at right. Open boats filled with men surround the monster, while spectators watch from the wall.