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Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1957,0413.247

  • Title (series)

    • Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium
  • Description

    Plate numbered 98, Fishing with Drag Nets on the River Arno; in the foreground, a river god holding a cornucopia is seated upon a lion, representing Florence; beside and beyond him fishermen men wade in the river with poles and nets; the city of Florence flanks the river to the left, with the dome of the Duomo visible
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1578 (or after)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 215 millimetres
    • Width: 290 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Plate numbered 98 in margin, at left. Lettered below the image: 'Sic per stagnantes divellunt retia ripas, / Impleat ut piscis textam de vimine nassam.'
  • Curator's comments

    See comments to 1957,0413.37.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 462.III (Johannes Stradanus) bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 560.III (Philips Galle) bibliographic details
    • Baroni Vannucci 1997 693.98 bibliographic details
  • Location

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

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1957

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1957,0413.247

Plate numbered 98; fishing with drag nets; centre, men wade in the river with poles and nets; to far r, city of Florence visible; in the foreground, a river god holding a cornucopia, seated on a lion, representing Florence  Engraving

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Plate numbered 98; fishing with drag nets; centre, men wade in the river with poles and nets; to far r, city of Florence visible; in the foreground, a river god holding a cornucopia, seated on a lion, representing Florence Engraving

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