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Hunting: hunters smoking rabbits out of their burrows, beating the ground with clubs, and closing ranks to catch rabbits. Engraving attributed to A. Wierix II after J. Stradanus.

Straet, Jan van der, 1523-1605.
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[1578-1580]
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Publication/Creation

[Antwerp] : Ph[i]l[ippu]s Galle excu[dit], [1578-1580]

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 20 x 27.8 cm

Lettering

Fustibus aut telis, densa aut caligne fumi, venatur gaudens habitare cuniculus antris. Ioes Stradanus inuen. Phls Galle excu

Edition

Leesberg's state II (with number 19 added).

Publications note

Marjolein Leesberg, Johannes Stradanus. Part III, Ouderkerk aan den Ijssel 2008 (New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, 1450-1700), p. 139, no. 439 (as by Antonius Wierix II)

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 37523i

Lettering note

Bears number: 19
Translation of lettering: "The rabbit, who rejoices in living in hollows, hunts [in error for "is hunted"] with clubs or arrows, or with dense black smoke"

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  • Latin


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