Print, The Ostrich Hunt
This is a Print. It was after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and engraved by Philips Galle. It is dated ca. 1578 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This object was
Mrs. A. W. Erickson.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson.
Its dimensions are
20.9 × 29.1 cm (8 1/4 × 11 7/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.)
It is inscribed
Lower left: 'Iohannes Stradanus inuentor.'; Below: 'Struithion inseguitur celeri gens Maura molosso, / Et galeis plumas aptat, gestamen honorum.'
Cite this object as
Print, The Ostrich Hunt; After Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; engraving on laid paper; 20.9 × 29.1 cm (8 1/4 × 11 7/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.); Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson; 1952-37-2
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rebeca Méndez Selects.