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Huntsmen killing polecats by spearing them with long pikes on the trees or by setting the dogs on them. Etching by J. van der Straet.

Straet, Jan van der, 1523-1605.
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Some of the polecats are trying to flee on the trees while others are fighting the dogs on the ground. Mounted huntsmen and more dogs are approaching.

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Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; sheet 21.1 x 29.7 cm

Lettering

Sic capiunt cautes per sumnia cacumnia feles. 23. Arberis, aut canibus iuga per sublimis montis. Joha Stra inve

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 41597i

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  • Latin


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