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Struus en nachtegale

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1868,0612.218

  • Title (object)

    • Struus en nachtegale
  • Description

    'The ostrich and the nightingale'; an ostrich at left stands before a nightingale on a branch at right; in the background there is a group of people and a castle; Dutch letterpress on verso; illustration to Eduwaert de Dene's edition of Aesop's Fables, "De Warachtighe Fabulen der Dieren" (Pieter de Clerck, Bruges: 1567). c.1567
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1567
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 96 millimetres
    • Width: 111 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered above image with Dutch proverb: 't'Zy uut wat gheweste, Elck prijst t'zijne t'beste.'.
  • Curator's comments

    This is one from a series of 108 book-illustrations; for comment see 1868,0612.113.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 1-108 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (157.b.18)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: De Warachtighe Fabulen der Dieren (Bruges, 1567)
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1868

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1868,0612.218

'The ostrich and the nightingale'; an ostrich at left stands before a nightingale on a branch at right; in the background there is a group of people and a castle; Dutch letterpress on verso; illustration to Eduwaert de Dene's edition of Aesop's Fables, "De Warachtighe Fabulen der Dieren" (Pieter de Clerck, Bruges: 1567).  c.1567  Etching

Recto

'The ostrich and the nightingale'; an ostrich at left stands before a nightingale on a branch at right; in the background there is a group of people and a castle; Dutch letterpress on verso; illustration to Eduwaert de Dene's edition of Aesop's Fables, "De Warachtighe Fabulen der Dieren" (Pieter de Clerck, Bruges: 1567). c.1567 Etching

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