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A wolf on the prowl. Etching after P. Potter, 1659.

  • Potter, Paulus, 1625-1654
Date
1659
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39944i
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1659

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1 print : etching ; 12.6 x 18.1 cm

Notes

Related to an etching by Marcus de Bye after Paulus Potter, which shows the same composition in the reverse direction, i.e. with the wolf's head on the viewer's right. The print by de Bye is the third in a suite of eight prints which have a title-print bearing the date 1659

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Adam Bartsch, Le peintre graveur, Würzburg 1920-1922, vol. I, M. De Bye no. 35 ("Un loup debout, avec la tête de face, et le corps de trois quarts, dirigé vers la droite") or no. 36 (similar)

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Wellcome Library no. 39944i

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