There are 2 other images of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

1901

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2016

2021

Drawing, Recto: Diana, or "Venatio" (Allegory of the Hunt), preliminary design for pl. 4 in the Schema, seu Speculum Principum (Skills of a Prince) series; Verso: Diving for Pearls in the Persian Gulf, 1594–1596

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus. It is dated 1594–1596 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and wash on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

10.5 x 14.7 cm (4 1/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Recto: Diana, or "Venatio" (Allegory of the Hunt), preliminary design for pl. 4 in the Schema, seu Speculum Principum (Skills of a Prince) series; Verso: Diving for Pearls in the Persian Gulf, 1594–1596; Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and wash on cream laid paper; 10.5 x 14.7 cm (4 1/8 x 5 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2664

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18117949/ |title=Drawing, Recto: Diana, or "Venatio" (Allegory of the Hunt), preliminary design for pl. 4 in the Schema, seu Speculum Principum (Skills of a Prince) series; Verso: Diving for Pearls in the Persian Gulf, 1594–1596 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=10 May 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>