woman sitting on treetrunk underneath tree, holding on to a man who stands next to her, grabbing her bare breast while entertaining dogs. a cupid hides underneath the dress of the woman below. The subject matter comes from Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book 10. Venus fell hopelessly in love with the mortal, Adonis. She warned him against hunting dangerous animals but he disregarded her and was killed by a wild boar. This painting alludes to the story, showing Venus trying to disuade Adonis from going hunting with his dogs. It also includes Cupid, Venus's son.