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Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1957,0413.110

  • Title (series)

    • Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium
  • Description

    Plate numbered 72, Duck Hunt with Shotguns; in the left foreground, four hunstman, armed with shotguns, accompanied by two dogs, approach a river to the right, in which ducks are seen swimming; in the midground, far left, two men pull ropes, closing a net over a flock of ducks, centre; several towns visible in the distance
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1578 (or after)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 208 millimetres (image size)
    • Width: 295 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within image: 'Iohan. Stra. inven.' Plate numbered 72 in margin, at left. Lettered below image: 'Sic per tesqua ruens venator consita dumis, / Incautos fallit Anates, Fulicasq[ue] palustres.'
  • Curator's comments

    See comments to 1957,0413.37.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 449.II (Johannes Stradanus) bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 547.III (Philips Galle) bibliographic details
    • Baroni Vannucci 1997 693.72 bibliographic details
  • Location

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

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1957

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1957,0413.110

Plate numbered 72: duck hunt; in the foreground, to l, four hunstman, armed with shotguns, accompanied by two dogs; to far r, ducks swim in a river; in the middle distance, two men close a net over a group of ducks; several towns visible in distance   Engraving

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Plate numbered 72: duck hunt; in the foreground, to l, four hunstman, armed with shotguns, accompanied by two dogs; to far r, ducks swim in a river; in the middle distance, two men close a net over a group of ducks; several towns visible in distance Engraving

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