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Hunting scenes

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1948,0410.4.220

  • Title (series)

    • Hunting scenes
  • Description

    Plate numbered 1: porcupine hunt; at centre, a man with a net and a dog barking at a porcupine emerging from the ground; to left a porcupine, standing on his hind legs, surrounded by three menacing dogs; behind, to right, men capturing two porcupines with bags.
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1574-1576 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 219 millimetres
    • Width: 291 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Numbered on image, bottom right; signed 'Joannes Stradanus Inventor' and 'Car. Collaert excud.'Lettered in margin, below image with four verses in Latin: 'Mensibus hybernis...instat'.
  • Curator's comments

    From a series of six prints of hunting scenes; this series lacks decorative borders and was published, according to Vannucci, before the edition done by Hieronymous Cock's widow at Aux Quatre Vents.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 415.III (Johannes Stradanus) bibliographic details
    • Baroni Vannucci 1997 685.7 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (157*.a.38)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1753

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1948,0410.4.220

Plate numbered 1: porcupine hunt; at centre, a man with a net and a dog barking at a porcupine emerging from the ground; to left a porcupine, standing on his hind legs, surrounded by three menacing dogs; behind, to right, men capturing two porcupines with bags.  Engraving

Recto

Plate numbered 1: porcupine hunt; at centre, a man with a net and a dog barking at a porcupine emerging from the ground; to left a porcupine, standing on his hind legs, surrounded by three menacing dogs; behind, to right, men capturing two porcupines with bags. Engraving

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