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Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1957,0413.233

  • Title (series)

    • Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium
  • Description

    Plate 5, Elephant Hunt; in the foreground, two elephants are surrounded by men on horseback who target the animals with their spears; beyond other huntsmen chase a herd of elephants
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1578 (or after)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 211 millimetres
    • Width: 294 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within image: 'Iohan Stra. inven.' Plate numbered 5 in margin at left. Lettered below the image: 'Sic fossis...cuspidis ictu.'
  • Curator's comments

    See comments to 1957,0413.37.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 422.III (Johannes Stradanus) bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 520.IV (Philips Galle) bibliographic details
    • Baroni Vannucci 1997 693.5 bibliographic details
  • Location

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

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1957

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1957,0413.233

Plate numbered 5: elephant hunt; in the foreground, two elephants are surrounded by men on horseback who target the animals with their spears; beyond other huntsmen chase a herd of elephants  Engraving

Recto

Plate numbered 5: elephant hunt; in the foreground, two elephants are surrounded by men on horseback who target the animals with their spears; beyond other huntsmen chase a herd of elephants Engraving

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