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Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1957,0413.236

  • Title (series)

    • Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium
  • Description

    Plate numbered 17, Lion Hunt on Horseback; at centre, a lion is trampled by men on horseback, armed with spears, while another lion attacks the central horseman from behind, who attempts to retaliate with a dagger
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1578 (or after)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 215 millimetres
    • Width: 295 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within image: 'Iohan Stra. inve. / Phls Galle fe.' Plate numbered 17 in margin at left. Lettered below image: 'Sic venatoris lenti Leo terga fatigat, / Cuspide ferrata dum saucius, ardet ab ira.'
  • Curator's comments

    See comments to 1957,0413.37.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 424.III (Johannes Stradanus) bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 522.III (Philips Galle) bibliographic details
    • Baroni Vannucci 1997 693.17 bibliographic details
  • Location

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

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1957

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1957,0413.236

Plate numbered 17: lion hunt on horseback; centre, a lion is trampled by men on horseback, armed with spears, another lion attacks one of the horsemen from behind, who attempts to retaliate with a dagger  Engraving

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Plate numbered 17: lion hunt on horseback; centre, a lion is trampled by men on horseback, armed with spears, another lion attacks one of the horsemen from behind, who attempts to retaliate with a dagger Engraving

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