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Print, Apes imitating hunters, 1596 or after

This is a Print. It was after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and engraved by Philips Galle. It is dated 1596 or after and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. A. W. Erickson. It is credited Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson.

Its dimensions are

19.8 × 25.7 cm (7 13/16 × 10 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

At lower left: Ioan. Stradanus invent.; at left center: Ioan. Collaert Sculp.; at lower right: Phls Galle excud. Below: QUO VENATORES OCULUS...; Lower left: 41; Lower right: XXXII

Cite this object as

Print, Apes imitating hunters, 1596 or after; After Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; engraving on paper; 19.8 × 25.7 cm (7 13/16 × 10 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson; 1952-37-14

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