Venationis, piscationis, et aucupii typi (Hunting, Fishing and Fowling Scenes)
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- Venationis, piscationis, et aucupii typi (Hunting, Fishing and Fowling Scenes)
Three men hide behind the clump of bare trees at centre, and another hides at far left, watching over the wicker traps they have set and baited; a hawk approaches the trap at left; at top right, a bird has taken off with a trap, and is being pulled in by one of the men at centre; in the background chickens in a field and several buildings with thatched rooves, as well as a castle and church; after Hans Bol
- Height: 76 millimetres
- Width: 213 millimetres ((trimmed))
Inscription ContentLettered "Aucupe sic verso, fallaci Buteo visco/Inclusis capitur vel mure, aut virmine rana."; numbered "26"; typewritten translation: "A mouse or a frog having been enclosed in a wicker-work snare, the hawk is thus caught with treacherous bird lime, the fowler having turned himself away from view."
Inscribed in pencil "B.109"
For comment on the series see 1923,0306.1.1.
Attributed to an anonymous engraver by New Hollstein (not catalogued with Adriaen Collaert).
Not on display (157.a.41)
1923 (6 March)
For acquisition notes see 1923,0306.1.1.
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Object reference number: PPA263272
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