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Variae quadrupedum species

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1997,0928.14.38

  • Title (series)

    • Variae quadrupedum species
  • Description

    A tawny owl in a tree with a hollow, surrounded by other birds, including a jay, crow, magpie, and woodpecker
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1684-1695 (c.)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 133 millimetres
    • Width: 178 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered "F.Barlow delin./F.Place fecit/P.Tempest ex:"
  • Curator's comments

    For information on the volume see 1997,0928.14.1

    For duplicate impressions, see 1871,0812.3444 and Gg,4L.29,
    records for which both state that the plate is from Multae et diversae avium species (it could very well be that the plate was published for this series and for Variae quadrupedum species, which it is collated with here); for an impression of a later state published by John King, see Nn,7.2.22 (number "34" added).

    See commentary under New Hollstein (Hollar) 1334-1339 for the different series of birds after Francis Barlow, for which the composition and chronology is not established.

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  • Location

    165.a.37

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1997

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1997,0928.14.38


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