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Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1957,0413.100

  • Title (series)

    • Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium
  • Description

    Porcupine Hunt: hunstmen, aided by dogs, use shovels and rakes to unearth porcupines, which are then trapped in nets; others, armed with axes, kill the prey
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1578 (or after)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 212 millimetres (image size)
    • Width: 284 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within the image: 'Ioes Strada. inven. / Phls Galle excu.' Lettered below the image: 'Sic specubus ruptis, per compita strata viarum / Retibus aptatis cauti capiuntur Echini.' Inscribed with the number 54 in margin, at left.
  • Curator's comments

    See comments to 1957,0413.37.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 440.I (Johannes Stradanus) bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 538.I (Philips Galle) bibliographic details
    • Baroni Vannucci 1997 693.54 bibliographic details
  • Location

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

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1957

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1957,0413.100

Porcupine hunt: hunstmen use shovels and rakes to unearth porcupines, which are then trapped in nets; others, armed with axes, kill the prey  Engraving

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Porcupine hunt: hunstmen use shovels and rakes to unearth porcupines, which are then trapped in nets; others, armed with axes, kill the prey Engraving

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