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Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1957,0413.37

  • Title (series)

    • Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium
  • Description

    Title-page: title in cartouche at centre; coat-of-arms in roundel below; a variety of mammals, fish and birds including an elephant, a lion, a stag, two oxen and a crocodile surround the central cartouche and spill out beyond the curved frame. 1634.
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1634
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 205 millimetres
    • Width: 261 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within image: title in cartouche, 'Venationes / Ferarum, Avium, Piscium. / Pugnae / Bestiariorum: & mutuae Bestiarum, / Depictae / A Ioanne Stradano: / Editae / A Philippo Gallaeo: / Carmine Illustratae / A C. Kiliano Dufflaeo.' Lettered below image: 'Generoso, Prudenti, ac Consultissimo Viro, D. Henrico ab Osthoorn et Sonnevelt, / I.V. Licentiato, cognato suo, Philippus Gallaeus amoris ergo libens merito D.D. / Antwerpiae apud Ioannem Gallaeum. 1634.'
  • Curator's comments

    From a series of 104 plates dedicated to the jurist Henricus van Osthoorn en Sonnevelt.
    This title-page is from the second series. Originally Philips Galle engraved 43 unnumbered plates with a dedication page to Cosimo de Medici; this series was enlarged and further plates by A. Collaert, J. Collaert, C. Galle I and C. de Mallery were added.

    Literature: A. Baroni and M. Sellink, 'Stradanus 1523-1605: Court artist of the Medici', exh.cat. Groeningemuseum Brugge 2008-2009, Turnhout, 2012, pp.245-258, cat.nos.32-49.

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  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 1491 (The Collaert Dynasty) bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 465.IV (Johannes Stradanus) bibliographic details
    • Baroni Vannucci 1997 693 (title-page) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F Post-binder Large)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1957

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1957,0413.37

Title-page: title in cartouche at centre; coat-of-arms in roundel below; a variety of mammals, fish and birds including an elephant, a lion, a stag, two oxen and a crocodile surround the central cartouche and spill out beyond the curved frame. 1634.  Engraving

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Title-page: title in cartouche at centre; coat-of-arms in roundel below; a variety of mammals, fish and birds including an elephant, a lion, a stag, two oxen and a crocodile surround the central cartouche and spill out beyond the curved frame. 1634. Engraving

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