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Print, Catching geese

This is a Print. It was after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and engraved by Cornelis Galle and Philips Galle. It is dated ca. 1595 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is black ink 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

20.9 × 26.8 cm (8 1/4 × 10 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

At lower left: Ioan. Stradanus invent.; left center: Corn. Galle Sculp.; lower right: Phls. Galle excud.; Below: ANSERUM AGRESTE GENUS...; Lower left: 95; Lower right: XX

Cite this object as

Print, Catching geese; After Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; black ink on paper; 20.9 × 26.8 cm (8 1/4 × 10 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson; 1952-37-27

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