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Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1957,0413.116

  • Title (series)

    • Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium
  • Description

    Plate numbered 78, Quail Hunt with Quail Pipe and Net; in the foreground, to left, a couple, holding quail pipes, and a child are seated behind a tree, beside a basket of quails; beyond, to the right, quails are caught under nets placed over the fields, where figures gather them into baskets; to far left, two classical villas and a domed building are seen; another domed building is visible in the distance to the right
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1578 (or after)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 213 millimetres (image size)
    • Width: 291 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Plate numbered 78 in margin, at left. Lettered below image: 'Sic Autumnali capitur peregrina Coturnix / Tempore, et excipulis effundit sibila linguis.'
  • Curator's comments

    See comments to 1957,0413.37.

  • Bibliography

    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 455.III (Johannes Stradanus) bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 553.III (Philips Galle) bibliographic details
    • Baroni Vannucci 1997 693.78 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F Post-binder Large)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1957

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1957,0413.116

Plate numbered 78: in the foreground, to l, a woman, a man and a child seated behind a tree, the adults hold quail pipes, next to the child is a basket of quails; to r, quails caught under nets placed over the fields, to far l, three large buildings  Engraving

Plate numbered 78: in the foreground, to l, a woman, a man and a child seated behind a tree, the adults hold quail pipes, next to the child is a basket of quails; to r, quails caught under nets placed over the fields, to far l, three large buildings Engraving

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