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The Set of the Dogs

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  • Title (series)

    • The Set of the Dogs
  • Description

    Title-page with title written on a large pedestal ornamented with garlands and two Sphinges in the centre, a tree to the left, two dogs wearing leashes sitting in front of the pedestal to the right, one of the dogs looking at a rabbit in the lower left corner; frontispiece to a series of seven prints showing dogs. 1642


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  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1642
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 167 millimetres (cut to plate-mark)
    • Width: 223 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Title of the series, written on a pedestal in the centre: "All. Illmo. sigre: mio, e Prone Collmo el sigre: / Don Carlo Guasco / ... / In Segno del Suo / ossequio dedica / Gio Fyt / con / Privileggo. / 1642"
        Signed in the lower right corner: "Ioannes Fyt / pinxit et fecit"
  • Curator's comments

    This is second state with signature of Fyt, for other states see S.3155 and S.3157-3158. This is the title-page to a series of seven prints showing dogs. For comment on the series see S.3155

  • Bibliography

    • Weigel 1843 185.9.II bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 9.II bibliographic details
    • Bartsch IV.211.9 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Sheepshanks)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number



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