- Museum number
- Object: Rhinocerus (Rhinoceros)
Broadside on a rhinoceros; with a woodcut of a rhinoceros standing in profile to the right, and six and a half lines Dutch letterpress above, from the sixth edition published in The Hague by Hondius c.1620. 1515
Woodcut and letterpress
- Production date
Height: 254 millimetres (printed area)
Height: 214 millimetres (woodcut)
Width: 303 millimetres (printed area)
Width: 299 millimetres (woodcut)
- Curator's comments
- A late edition from the original block.
Literature: Nadine Orenstein, 'Hendrick Hondius and the Business of Prints in Seventeenth-Century Holland', Rotterdam, 1995, p.199, cat.no. 381; G. Bartrum, 'Dürer and his Legacy', BM exh.cat., 2002, chapter 11 for related drawing and other editions of the print.
Dodgson noted an eagle watermark.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2014 Oct-Dec, San Diego, University Galleries, Curious Beasts
- Acquisition date
- 1810 (before)
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number