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Print, The Roman Consul Attilius Regulus Fighting a Giant African Serpent, plate 25 in the Venationes Ferarum series, 1596 or after

This is a Print. It was designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and engraved by Karel van Mallery and published 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

19.7 × 26.2 cm (7 3/4 × 10 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

At lower left: Phls Galle excud.; near lower right: Joan Stradanus inuent. / Car. de Mallery Sculp. Below: ATTILIUS CONSUL ROMANUS; Lower left: 43; Lower right: XV

Cite this object as

Print, The Roman Consul Attilius Regulus Fighting a Giant African Serpent, plate 25 in the Venationes Ferarum series, 1596 or after; Designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; engraving on paper; 19.7 × 26.2 cm (7 3/4 × 10 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson; 1952-37-15

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