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Animalium Quadrupedum (Four-Legged Animals)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Z,1.56

  • Title (series)

    • Animalium Quadrupedum (Four-Legged Animals)
  • Description

    Plate 17: A giraffe, a chameleon, a civet and an antilope in the foreground, all seen in profile, landscape with some buildings in the background; first state with address of Collaert; after Marcus Gheeraerts I or II. c.1597
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1597 (c.)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 125 millimetres (damaged at top right)
    • Width: 191 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Numbered in lower centre "17"
        Signed in lower right corner: "Adr. Collaert / fecit et excu."
  • Curator's comments

    This is one of a series of twenty, for comment on the series see 1979,U.112. The antilope and chameleon copied after Marcus Gheeraerts I or II.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 11-32 (under Marcus Gheeraerts II) bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 1479.I (The Collaert Dynasty) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    Z,1.56

Plate 17: A giraffe, a chameleon, a civet and an antilope in the foreground, all seen in profile, landscape with some buildings in the background; first state with address of Collaert; after Marcus Gheeraerts I or II.  c.1597  Engraving

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Plate 17: A giraffe, a chameleon, a civet and an antilope in the foreground, all seen in profile, landscape with some buildings in the background; first state with address of Collaert; after Marcus Gheeraerts I or II. c.1597 Engraving

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