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- Series: Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium
Title-page: title in cartouche at centre; coat-of-arms in roundel below; a variety of mammals, fish and birds including an elephant, a lion, a stag, two oxen and a crocodile surround the central cartouche and spill out beyond the curved frame. 1634.
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Height: 205 millimetres
Width: 261 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- From a series of 104 plates dedicated to the jurist Henricus van Osthoorn en Sonnevelt.
This title-page is from the second series. Originally Philips Galle engraved 43 unnumbered plates with a dedication page to Cosimo de Medici; this series was enlarged and further plates by A. Collaert, J. Collaert, C. Galle I and C. de Mallery were added.
Literature: A. Baroni and M. Sellink, 'Stradanus 1523-1605: Court artist of the Medici', exh.cat. Groeningemuseum Brugge 2008-2009, Turnhout, 2012, pp.245-258, cat.nos.32-49.
- Not on display
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