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Different Animals

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (series)

    • Different Animals
  • Description

    Title-page with title written on a large pedestal at the left, a fountain decorated with strigils in the foreground, different animals drinking from the basin at the right, a dog in the lower left corner; frontispiece to a series of eleven prints showing animals; second state with borderline


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  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1656
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 110 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 165 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Title of the series written on a pedestal: "Magnificentissimo Principi / Paulo Iordano / Bracciani Duci etc. / Patrono suo plurimum colendo / Hanc Zoographiam / confecrabat / Humillimus cliens / quam ipse inuenit et fecit aqua forti / Joannes van den Hecke / 1656."
  • Curator's comments

    For an impression of the first state before the borderline see S.4311. For fifth state see S.4312.
    This is the title-page to a series of eleven prints showing different animals, for the rest of the series (first state) see S.4313-4334.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 1.II bibliographic details
    • Weigel 1843 15.1.II bibliographic details
    • Bartsch I.103.1 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

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  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number



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